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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.]
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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]
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) US and Canadian short for quintuplet Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): quin
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[1930–35; shortened form]
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|Noun||1.||quint - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one|
|2.||quint - one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy|
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quint[kwɪnt] N (US) → quintillizo/a m/f
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