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quint 1

 (kwĭnt)
n.
A sequence of five cards of the same suit in one hand in piquet.

[French quinte, from Old French, interval of a fifth (in music), feminine of quint, fifth, from Latin quīntus; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

quint 2

 (kwĭnt)
n.
A quintuplet.

quint

n
1. (Music, other) an organ stop sounding a note a fifth higher than that normally produced by the key depressed
2. (Card Games) piquet a sequence of five cards in the same suit
[C17: from French quinte, from Latin quintus fifth]

quint

(kwɪnt)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) US and Canadian short for quintuplet Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): quin

quint

(kwɪnt)

n.
a quintuplet.
[1930–35; shortened form]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quint - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and onequint - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.quint - one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
sib, sibling - a person's brother or sister
Translations

quint

[kwɪnt] N (US) → quintillizo/a m/f

quint

1
n (US) abbr of quintupletFünfling m

quint

2
n (Mus) → Quint(e) f
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