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also quin·tette  (kwĭn-tĕt′)
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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quintette - five performers or singers who perform together
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
2.quintette - 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"
3.quintette - five people considered as a unit
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
4.quintette - a musical composition for five performersquintette - 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"
References in classic literature ?
In the cuddy we were only five, but a more uneven quintette I defy you to convene.
Trois ensembles prestigieux se relayeront chaque soir durant sept jours, on notera, entre autres, la participation de Benabdallah Yanis (Maroc), Lagha Hamadi (Tunisie), Ragaa Eldin (Egypte), l'orchestre symphonique de Saint Petersbourg (Russie), l'orchestre Lamoureux (France), l'orchestre de chambre de la bibliotheque d'Alexandrie (Egypte), la chorale de chambre de l'Institut superieur de Syrie, l'orchestre symphonique de Chine, l'orchestre de chambre du Theatre national de Prague (Tchequie), la quintette de [beaucoup moins que] Sinfonietta [beaucoup plus grand que] du Japon, l'orchestre symphonique tunisien- Les ferus de la musique symphonique pourront se delecter des passages de musiciens venus de differents pays.
A number of local and regional acts also will perform at Riverfest 2015, including Cherokee Maidens, O'Phil, KOPECKY, Carrie Nation & the Speakeasy, DJ Carbon, Big Red Horse, Brandon Lane Band, Tony Ngo, Corriander, Mountain Deer Revival, Adam Capps & The Dirt Road Drifters, DJ Tight Pants, Nouveau Quintette and many others.
Moreover, four more mines are permitted (Bonanza Ledge, Treasure Mountain, Quintette and now Kitsault), and seven major expansions of existing mines have been completed.
13) The first part of the entertainment began with a Military Quintette, "The Captain and Private" (with Burney, Wood, Henson, Charles, and Rihll), followed by four individual songs, one humorous duet "Our Dear Little Y.
in Quintette Coal Limited v Nippon Steel Corporation, (88) the leading authority interpreting and applying section 34 of the BC ICAA.
Drawing on the repertoire of the Mendelssohn Quintette Club, one of the leading chamber music ensembles of the day, and the work of Boston-based composers of that period, the Musicians, this year celebrating their 25th anniversary season, gamely brought to life a vital period in American musical history.
Concert, "Nuages: Django Reinhardt, Stphane Grappelly & the Quintette du Hot Club de France, 1933-48"
The expected model is usually the Quintette Du Hot Club De France, which featured those kings of roaming swing Django Reinhardt and Stphane Grappelli.
Good reliable ramps are located at Jim's Fish Camp off Highway 90 in Pace; at Florida town Landing near the mouth of the river at Pace; Quintette Landing--probably my favorite--south of Hwy.
My preferred dish is the Pearl Quintette, a collection of the finest starters chosen especially by the chef.