quintant

noun
quin·​tant | \-ntᵊnt, -ntənt\
plural -s

Definition of quintant 

: a portable instrument similar to a sextant but with an arc of 72 degrees and capable of measuring angles of twice that

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History and Etymology for quintant

quint- + -ant (as in quadrant)

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