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per·fec·ta

 (pər-fĕk′tə)
n.
See exacta.

[From American Spanish (quiniela) perfecta, perfect (quinella), feminine of perfecto, perfect, from Latin perfectus; see perfect.]

perfecta

(pəˈfɛktə) gambling
n
(Gambling, except Cards) a bet made on which competitors will come both first and second in a race, including the order they will finish in
adj
(Gambling, except Cards) of or pertaining to a perfecta

ex•act•a

(ɪgˈzæk tə)

n., pl. -act•as.
a type of bet, esp. on horse races, in which the bettor must select the first- and second-place finishers in exact order.
[1960–65; ellipsis of American Spanish quiniela exacta exact quinella]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perfecta - a bet that you can pick the first and second finishers in the right order
wager, bet - the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
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