quinate

[ kwahy-neyt ]
/ ˈkwaɪ neɪt /

adjective Botany.

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

/ (ˈkwaɪneɪt) /

adjective

botany arranged in or composed of five partsquinate leaflets

Word Origin for quinate

C19: from Latin quīnī five each
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