Meaning of quinella

qui•nel•la

Pronunciation: (kē-nel'u, kwi-), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
  2. a race in which such bets are made. Cf.
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