quartetto

noun
quar·​tet·​to
plural quartettos

Definition of quartetto

old-fashioned : quartet sense 1

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First Known Use of quartetto

1758, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quartetto

Italian, diminutive of quarto fourth, from quarto, adjective, fourth, from Latin quartus; akin to Latin quattuor four

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“Quartetto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quartetto. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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