Definition of quintolet in English:

quintolet

noun

Music
rare
  • = quintole.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Grove (1820–1900), writer on music and lexicographer. Either from French quintolet (although this is apparently first attested later: 1922; from either Italian quinto or classical Latin quīntus + -olet (in French triolet, sextolet)), or directly from either Italian quinto or classical Latin quīntus + -olet.

Pronunciation

quintolet

/ˈk(w)ɪntəlɛt/