Quinque-

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Quinque- A combining form meaning five five times fivefold; as, quinquefid, five-cleft; quinquedentate, five-toothed.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. quinque, five. See Five

Usage

In literature:

Stamina: Filamenta quinque sepalis opposita, quorum tria antherifera, antheris basifixis linearibus, duo reliqua castrata.
"Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
ASTACUS QUINQUE-CARINATUS, t. 3. f.
"Journals Of Expeditions Of Discovery Into Central Australia And Overland" by Edward John Eyre
Centum et quinque vixit annos sine ullo incommodo.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Pedes subbreves; acrotarsiis scutellatis, scutis quinque; paratarsiis integris.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
Quinque anni interfluxerunt ex quo captivi serviunt.
"Primitive Christian Worship" by James Endell Tyler
Idyllia Nova Quinque Heroum atque Heroidum (1815): Corythus; Dryope; Pan et Pitys; Coresus et Callirrhoe; Helena ad Pudoris Aram.
"Studies in Song" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Galli huius regionis quinque milia hominum coegerant.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
I read these sentences thus: 'Vendit itaque largitas publica vicenos quinque modios, dum possessor invenire non possit, ad denos.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
Quinque libri Moysi glosati in uno volumine.
"Bibliomania in the Middle Ages" by Frederick Somner Merryweather
During the night of May 19-20 a small post of the enemy in front of La Quinque Rue was captured.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915" by Various
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