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quin·tetalso quin·tette (kwĭn-tĕt′)
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.]
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|Noun||1.||quintette - five performers or singers 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|
|4.||quintette - a musical composition for five performers|
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