quinate

[ kwahy-neyt ]
/ ˈkwaɪ neɪt /

adjective Botany.

arranged in groups of five.

Nearby words

  1. quinacrine,
  2. quinacrine hydrochloride,
  3. quinalizarin,
  4. quinarius,
  5. quinary,
  6. quinazoline,
  7. quince,
  8. quinceañera,
  9. quincentenary,
  10. quincentennial

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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