quinible

noun

plural -s
1
obsolete : a musical descant in fifths
2
obsolete : a voice part one octave higher than the treble

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Latin quini five each, five + Middle English -ible (as in trible treble)

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“Quinible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quinible. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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