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 for quartette
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quartet \Quar*tet"\, Quartette \Quar*tette"\, n. [It. quartetto,
     dim. of quarto the fourth, a fourth part, fr. L. quartus the
     fourth. See Quart.]
     1. (Mus.)
        (a) A composition in four parts, each performed by a
            single voice or instrument.
        (b) The set of four person who perform a piece of music in
            four parts.
            [1913 Webster]
     2. (Poet.) A stanza of four lines.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: four performers or singers who perform together [syn:
           quartet, quartette]
      2: a set of four similar things considered as a unit [syn:
         quartet, quartette, quadruplet, quadruple]
      3: four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop
         quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m." [syn:
         quartet, quartette, foursome]
      4: a musical composition for four performers [syn: quartet,

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