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
Givenchy-les-La Bassee-Quinque Rue line, German attack on, 327.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
Gualteri Mapes De Nugis Curialium Distinctiones Quinque.
"The Science of Fairy Tales" by Edwin Sidney Hartland
Anni ab Origine mundi vsque ad incarnacionem domini nostri Jesu Christi quinque Milia nonaginta novem.
"A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483" by Anonymous
In this reign "quinque vasa vocat' fyrkyns de prunis" each worth 6s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 235, April 29, 1854" by Various
THEODORETI Episcopi Cyri Ecclesiasticae Historiae Libri Quinque cum Interpretatione Latina et Annotationibus Henrici Valesii.
"Notes and Queries, Number 239, May 27, 1854" by Various
Quo in loco alter de duobus Paganorum regibus et quinque comites occisi occubuerunt, et multa millia Paganae partis in eodem loco.
"Tom Brown's School Days" by Thomas Hughes
Annuo reditu quinque librarum Margaretae Brooke.
"Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867" by William Dunn Macray
Potassii Acetatis drachmas quinque.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Exceptis quinque pensis lardis et 5 pensis casei quas non dat set pro eis 40 solidos in denariis et alios 40 sol.
"Villainage in England" by Paul Vinogradoff
Vosii Rhetoris Libri quinque.
"Journal and Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion, 1773-1774." by Philip Vickers Fithian
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