exacta

[ ig-zak-tuh ]
/ ɪgˈzæk tə /

noun

a type of bet, especially on horse races, in which the bettor must select the first- and second-place finishers in exact order.
a race in which such bets are made.

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Also called perfecta.
Compare quinella.

Origin of exacta

1960–65; ellipsis of American Spanish quiniela exacta exact quinella
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for exacta

  • The description of Lucie, his wife, is exacta very charming woman with beautiful dark hair and eyes.