One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(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.’
Spanish, literally ‘second fifth subtracted from a quantity’.
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