Quincuncially

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Quincuncially In the manner or order of a quincunx.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • quincuncially In a quincuncial manner or order.
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Usage

In literature:

Towards the tower Criere stood the orchard full of all fruit-trees, set and ranged in a quincuncial order.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Cells bi-multiserial, in the latter case quincuncial.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
The Rhomboidall protuberances in Pineapples maintaining this Quincuncial order unto each other, and each Rhombus in it self.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne" by Thomas Browne
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