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perfecto

[per-fek-toh] /pərˈfɛk toʊ/
noun, plural perfectos.
1.
a rather thick, medium-sized cigar tapering almost down to a point at each end.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; < Spanish: literally, perfect
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Examples for perfecto
  • It was one of only nine occasions that a pitcher has lost a perfecto with two out in the ninth.
British Dictionary definitions for perfecto

perfecto

/pəˈfɛktəʊ/
noun (pl) -tos
1.
a large cigar that is tapered from both ends
Word Origin
Spanish, literally: perfect
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