Quint (noun)

The fifth in a set or series.

Origin:

From latin quintus "fifth".

Examples:

  1. In music, a quint is a group of five musicians.
  2. The quints were born in the same year and have grown up to be best friends.
  3. In card games, a quint is a hand that contains five cards of the same suit.
  4. The fifth in the series of children is called the quint.
  5. A quint is five times a unit, for example five gallons is a quint.
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