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quin·tet

also quin·tette  (kwĭn-tĕt′)
n.
1. Music
a. A composition for five voices or five instruments.
b. A group of five singers or five instrumentalists.
2. A group of five.

[Probably from Italian quintetto, diminutive of quinto, fifth, from Latin quīntus; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

quintet

(kwɪnˈtɛt) or

quintette

n
1. (Music, other) a group of five singers or instrumentalists or a piece of music composed for such a group
2. any group of five
[C19: from Italian quintetto, from quinto fifth]

quin•tet

or quin•tette

(kwɪnˈtɛt)

n.
1. any set or group of five persons or things.
2. a group of five singers or players.
3. a musical composition scored for five voices or instruments.
[1805–15; < French quintette < Italian quintetto, diminutive of quinto fifth< Latin quīntus]

Quintet, Quintette

 any set of five; things arranged for five people; a set of five people who play or sing five-part music.
Example: quintette of strings, 1880.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quintet - a musical composition for five performersquintet - a musical composition for five performers
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
2.quintet - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and onequintet - 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"
3.quintet - five performers or singers who perform together
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
4.quintet - a set of five similar things considered as a unit
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
5.quintet - five people considered as a unit
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
Translations
مَجْموعَةٌ خُماسِيَّة مِن المُغَنّين
kvintetkvinteto
kvintet
kvintettötös
kvintett
kvintetas
kvintets
kvinteto
beş çalgılı müzik parçasıbeşlikentet

quintet

quintette [kwɪnˈtet] N (gen) → quinteto m

quintet

quintette [kwɪnˈtet] n
(= group of five musicians, singers) → quintette m
(= piece of music) → quintette m

quintet(te)

n (Mus: = group of five) → Quintett nt

quintet

quintette [kwɪnˈtɛt] nquintetto

quintet

(kwinˈtet) noun
1. a group of five singers or people playing musical instruments.
2. a piece of music written for such a group.
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