Definition of requinto in English:


Line breaks: re|quinto
Pronunciation: /rɛˈkɪntəʊ

noun (plural requintos)

  • (In Spanish-speaking countries) a small guitar, typically tuned a fifth higher than a standard guitar.
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    • Ulises Bella is the band's most multi-talented addition, on tenor and baritone sax, piano, requinto harucho, guitar, bass, and clarinet.
    • The absolute easiest way to tune a requinto is with an inexpensive electronic fully chromatic tuner.


Spanish, literally 'second fifth subtracted from a quantity'.

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