[Spanish keen-tah; Portuguese keen-tah, -tuh] /Spanish ˈkin tɑ; Portuguese ˈkĩ tɑ, -tə/
noun, plural quintas
[Spanish keen-tahs; Portuguese keen-tahs, -tuh sh] /Spanish ˈkin tɑs; Portuguese ˈkĩ tɑs, -təʃ/ (Show IPA). Spanish, Portuguese.
an inn, especially one in the countryside.
(winemaking) a Portuguese vineyard where grapes for wine or port are grown
“country house, villa,” 1754, from Spanish and Portuguese quinta, originally a farm and house let out for a rent of one-fifth of its produce, from Latin quintus “one fifth,” related to quinque “five” (see quinque-).
[kwin-tl] /ˈkwɪn tl/ noun 1. a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms (220.5 avoirdupois pounds). 2. . /ˈkwɪntəl/ noun 1. a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds 2. a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms n. “a weight of a hundred pounds,” c.1400, from Old French quintal “hundredweight,” and directly from Medieval […]
[kwin-tn] /ˈkwɪn tn/ noun 1. an object mounted on a post or attached to a movable crossbar mounted on a post, used as a target in the medieval sport of tilting. 2. the sport of tilting at a quintain. /ˈkwɪntɪn/ noun (esp in medieval Europe) 1. a post or target set up for tilting exercises […]
[keen-tah-nah raw-aw] /kinˈtɑ nɑ ˈrɔ ɔ/ noun 1. a sparsely populated state in SE Mexico, on the E Yucatán peninsula. 19,435 sq. mi. (50,335 sq. km). Capital: Chetumal. /Spanish kinˈtana ˈrɔo/ noun 1. a state of SE Mexico, on the E Yucatán Peninsula: hot, humid, forested, and inhabited chiefly by Maya Indians. Capital: Chetumal. Pop: […]
[kwin-tn] /ˈkwɪn tn/ adjective 1. (of a fever, ague, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur every fifth day. noun 2. a quintan fever or ague. /ˈkwɪntən/ adjective 1. (of a fever) occurring every fourth day quintan quin·tan (kwĭn’tən) adj. Recurring every fifth day. Used of a fever.