a bet or betting procedure in which one wins if one correctly picks the first and second place finishers in a race
Origin of perfectaSp, perfect
Origin of perfectaFrom American Spanish (quiniela) perfecta, perfect (quinella), feminine of perfecto, perfect, from Latin perfectus; see perfect.
- (chiefly US) A kind of bet wherein the first and second-place finishers must be predicted in the correct order.
From American Spanish quiniela perfecta "˜perfect quinella'.