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perfecta

[per-fek-tuh] /pərˈfɛk tə/
noun
1.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; ellipsis of American Spanish quiniela perfecta perfect quinella
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n.

1971, from American Spanish perfecta, shortened from quiniela perfecta "perfect quiniela," a bet in horseracing (see quinella).

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