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quinate

[kwahy-neyt]
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adjective Botany.
  1. arranged in groups of five.

Origin of quinate

1800–10; < Latin quīn(ī) five each + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for quinate

quinate

adjective
  1. botany arranged in or composed of five partsquinate leaflets

Word Origin

C19: from Latin quīnī five each
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