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quinta

[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.
1.
an inn, especially one in the countryside.
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British Dictionary definitions for quinta

quinta

/ˈkɪntə/
noun
1.
(winemaking) a Portuguese vineyard where grapes for wine or port are grown
Word Origin
C20: from Portuguese, literally: a country estate, farm
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Word Origin and History for quinta
n.

"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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