Definition of mutuel in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmyo͞oCH(ə)wəl/


chiefly US
(In betting) a pari-mutuel.
Example sentences
  • When a horse runs a lifetime best four-furlong number accompanied by a final number below his best, an improvement in the final number is likely in the near future, often at a generous mutuel.
  • He has more than 30 years of experience in the pari-mutuel industry and was director of mutuels at Hialeah Park from 1974 through 2001.
  • The Henderson University graduate has served as mutuel manager and simulcasting operations manager at Hoosier Park, Indiana's first racetrack, and assistant manager of mutuels at Churchill Downs.


Early 20th century: shortening of pari-mutuel.

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Syllabification: mu·tu·el

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