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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 previewA Complete Scientific Grammar of the English Language (1879)

With an Appendix Containing a Treatise on Composition, Specimens of English and American Literature, a Defense of Phonetics &c., &c., : for the Use of Colleges, Schools, and Private Learners by William Colegrove

A Quintette is a Stanza of five verses. 5. A Sestette is a Stanza of six verses. 6.

Google previewSanta Fe Employes' Magazine (1910)

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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

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

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.

Google previewNew Universal Graphic Dictionary of the English Language, Self-pronouncing (1922)

Based on the Foundation Laid by Noah Webster and Other Lexicographers by Charles Morris

Also quintette, quintette, nnin til-lion (-til'yun), n. in the quin-ш iion Frent.h gystem of enumeration, followed in the United States, a thousand quadrillions ; in the English system, a million raised to the fifth power, expressed by a unit followed by ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1911)

manoeuvre pur purr thoro thorough, thoro' materialize materialise quartet quartette thorofare thoroughfare meager meagre questor quaestor, quajstor thoroly thoroughly medieval mediaeval, mediaeval quintet quintette thru through, thro', ...

Google previewZell's encyclopedia (1896)

an abridged library and universal reference book by Leo de Colange

quintette J {Mug.) A composition arranged for five voices or instruments, each of them being obligate. Qulntillan, Marcus Fabius Qdinthjanus, (-til'e-dn,)a. Roman critic and rhetorician, b. bet. 40-50 a. d. H is chief work, Instituiio Oratorio, in 12 ...

Google previewThe standard encyclopedia: an abridged library and universal reference book (1896)

With maps, illustrations, and pronunciation by Charles Morris

Quintette, {kwtn-Uf.) [It. quintette.) (Mut.) A composition arranged for five voices or instruments, each of them being obligato.

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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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