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Noun: quintet  kwin'tet
  1. A musical composition for five performers
    - quintette
  2. The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    - five, 5, V, cinque, quint, fivesome, quintuplet, pentad, Phoebe, Little Phoebe
  3. Five performers or singers who perform together
    - quintette
  4. A set of five similar things considered as a unit
    - quintette, quintuplet, quintuple
  5. Five people considered as a unit
    - quintette, fivesome

Derived forms: quintets

Type of: assemblage, composition, digit, figure, gathering, musical composition, musical group, musical organisation [Brit], musical organization, opus, piece, piece of music, set

Encyclopedia: Quintet