quincentennial

[ kwin-sen-ten-ee-uh l ]
/ ˌkwɪn sɛnˈtɛn i əl /

adjective

pertaining to or marking a period of 500 years.

Nearby words

  1. quinate,
  2. quinazoline,
  3. quince,
  4. quinceañera,
  5. quincentenary,
  6. quincke's disease,
  7. quincke's pulse,
  8. quincuncial,
  9. quincunx,
  10. quincy

Origin of quincentennial

First recorded in 1880–85; quin(que-) + centennial

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