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quint

Noun

1 the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one [syn: five, 5, V, cinque, quintet, fivesome, quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little Phoebe]
2 one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy [syn: quintuplet, quin]

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English

Pronunciation

  • (A musical or piquet term, or a quintuplet) /kwɪnt/
  • (A fencing term) /kwɛ̃/

Noun

  1. an interval of one fifth
  2. (in piquet) a sequence of five playing cards of the same suit; equivalent to a straight flush in poker
  3. a quin or quintuplet
  4. quinte; In fencing, the fifth fencer in parrying or attacking position.

Extensive Definition

Quint may refer to:
quint in German: Quint
quint in Japanese: クイント
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