exacta [ig-zak-tuh] ExamplesWord Origin 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.
Compare. Origin of exacta 1960–65; ellipsis of American Spanish quiniela exacta exact quinellaAlso called . Examples from the Web for exacta Historical Examples of exacta
The description of Lucie, his wife, is exacta very charming woman with beautiful dark hair and eyes.
Word Origin and History for exacta n.
type of horse-racing bet, 1964, said to have originated in New York; from(adj.).