[Spanish keen-te-raw] /Spanish kinˈtɛ rɔ/ noun 1. .
[kwin-tur-nee-uh n] /kwɪnˈtɜr ni ən/ noun, Bookbinding. 1. five gathered sheets folded in two for binding together.
[kwin-tes-uh ns] /kwɪnˈtɛs əns/ noun 1. the pure and concentrated essence of a substance. 2. the most perfect embodiment of something. 3. (in ancient and medieval philosophy) the fifth essence or element, ether, supposed to be the constituent matter of the heavenly bodies, the others being air, fire, earth, and water. /kwɪnˈtɛsəns/ noun 1. the […]
[kwin-tuh-sen-shuh l] /ˌkwɪn təˈsɛn ʃəl/ adjective 1. of the pure and essential essence of something: the quintessential Jewish delicatessen. 2. of or relating to the most perfect embodiment of something: the quintessential performance of the Brandenburg Concertos. /ˌkwɪntɪˈsɛnʃəl/ adjective 1. most typically representative of a quality, state, etc; perfect adj. c.1600, “purest, most refined,” from […]