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quiniela

quiniela

noun qui·nie·la \kwin-ˈye-lə\

Definition of QUINIELA

:  a bet in which the bettor picks the first and second place finishers but need not designate their order of finish in order to win — compare perfecta

Variants of QUINIELA

qui·nie·la or qui·nel·la \kwi-ˈne-lə\

Origin of QUINIELA

American Spanish quiniela, a game of chance resembling a lottery
First Known Use: 1905

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