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[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-).


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