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- n. An interval of a fifth, or a part sung with such intervals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An interval of a fifth; also, a part sung with such intervals.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, an interval of a fifth; a descant sung at the fifth.
- In music, to sing a descant at the interval of a fifth. See diaphony, 2.
Latin quini, "five each". (Wiktionary)