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quintettemore about quintette


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quintet  \Quin*tet"\,  Quintette  \Quin*tette"\,  n.  [It.  quintetto, 
  dim.  of  quinto  the  fifth  a  fifth  part  from  L.  quintus  the 
  fifth:  cf  F.  quintette.  See  {Quint}.]  (Mus.) 
  A  composition  for  five  voices  or  instruments;  also  the  set 
  of  five  persons  who  sing  or  play  five-part  music. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  five  performers  or  singers  who  perform  together  [syn:  {quintet}] 
  2:  a  set  of  five  similar  things  considered  as  a  unit  [syn:  {quintet}] 
  3:  five  people  considered  as  a  unit  [syn:  {quintet},  {fivesome}] 
  4:  a  musical  composition  for  five  performers  [syn:  {quintet}] 

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