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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

Etymologies

Latin quini, "five each". (Wiktionary)

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