How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"quint" is from "quintus" (fifth) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "five" or "fifth" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Area residents can contribute items to the Time Capsule that address issues raised by the Quincentennial.|
|We are proud to have commissioned several compositions for woodwind quintet.|