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Definition of the noun quintette

What does quintette mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: quintettes

  1. five performers or singers who perform together
  2. a set of five similar things considered as a unit
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonyms of quintette: quintet / quintuple / quintuplet
    • more generic word: set = a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  3. five people considered as a unit
  4. a musical composition for five performers

Alternative definition of the noun quintette


  1. [alternative spelling of, quintet] A composition for five voices or instruments; also, the set of five persons who sing or play five-part music.


Quintette a.k.a. Quintette, California: Quintette is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located 12 miles north-northwest of Pollock Pines, at an elevation of 4049 feet.

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Google previewSanta Fe Employes' Magazine (1909)

The quintette is a winner and can bank on the support of its friends. The following well merited promotions have been made in the car department: G. S. Weiler has been appointed foreman of the car department ; W. E. Paterson, foreman of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

and Django Reinhardt leading the Quintette du Hot Club ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

QUINTET; QUINTETTE Quin*tet", Quin*tette", n. Etym: [It. quintetto, dim.of quintothefifth,a fifthpart, fromL.quintus the fifth: cf. F. quintette. SeeQuint.] (Mus.) Defn: A composition forfive voices or instruments; also, the set of five persons who sing or ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Jazz (2012)

by John S. Davis

QUINTETTE DE HOT CLUB DE FRANCE. A jazz group affiliated with the popular 1930s French jazz club, the Hot Club de France. Violinist St├ęphane Grappelli and guitarist Django Reinhardt played prominent roles in the creation of the group, ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

Also quintette, quintette. quintlllion (kwin-til'yun), n. in the French system of enumeration, followed in the United ...

Google previewEnglish spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of English inflected words [and] Punctuation: also, foreign phrases and quotations. Forming pt.1 (-3) of the Handy English word book (1876)

by James Stormonth

quintette. raptorious. protoplasm. pygmy. quintette rareness. protoplasma. pigmy. quintin. rarity.

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Quintette Meaning

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Scrabble value of Q10U1I1N1T1E1T1T1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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