quintet
noun Etymology: quintet from Italian quintetto, from quinto fifth, from Latin quintus; quintette from French, from Italian quintetto Date: 1811 1. a musical composition or movement for five instruments or voices 2. a group or set of five: as a. the performers of a quintet b. a basketball team

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