cinque

[ singk ]
/ sɪŋk /

noun

the five at dice, cards, etc.

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Origin of cinque

1350–1400; Middle English cink<Old French cinq<Vulgar Latin *cinque, for Latin quīnquefive
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British Dictionary definitions for cinque

cinque
/ (sɪŋk) /

noun

the number five in cards, dice, etc

Word Origin for cinque

C14: from Old French cinq five
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