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 (kwĭ-nĕl′ə, kē-) also qui·nie·la (kēn-yĕl′ə)
A system of betting in which the bettor, in order to win, must pick the first two finishers of a race, but not necessarily in the correct sequence.

[American Spanish quiniela, diminutive of Spanish quina, keno, from French quine; see keno.]


(Gambling, except Cards) Austral and NZ a form of betting on a horse race in which the punter bets on selecting the first and second place-winners in any order
[from American Spanish quiniela a game of chance]


(kiˈnɛl ə, kwɪ-)

also qui•nie•la

(kinˈyɛl ə)

n., pl. -las.
a type of bet, esp. on horse races, in which the bettor, in order to win, must select the first- and second-place finishers without specifying their order of finishing.
[1940–45, Amer.; < American Spanish]
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