Definition of requinto in English:

requinto

noun

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

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

Origin

Spanish, literally second fifth subtracted from a quantity.

Pronunciation:

requinto

/rɛˈkɪntəʊ/