Definition of requinto in English:

requinto

noun

  • (in Spanish-speaking countries) a small guitar, typically tuned a fifth higher than a standard guitar.

    • ‘The absolute easiest way to tune a requinto is with an inexpensive electronic fully chromatic tuner.’
    • ‘Ulises Bella is the band's most multi-talented addition, on tenor and baritone sax, piano, requinto harucho, guitar, bass, and clarinet.’

Origin

Spanish, literally ‘second fifth subtracted from a quantity’.

Pronunciation

requinto

/rɛˈkɪntəʊ/