Origin of quincuncial
OTHER WORDS FROM quincuncialquin·cun·cial·ly, adverb
Words nearby quincuncial
How to use quincuncial in a sentence
Towards the tower Criere stood the orchard full of all fruit-trees, set and ranged in a quincuncial order.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
Pores subregular, circular, gradually increasing in size, disposed in six to nine quincuncial alternating longitudinal rows.
We pretend not to multiply vegetable divisions by Quincuncial and Reticulate plants; or erect a new Phytology.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne|Thomas Browne
Scales on the back rounded, quincuncial, imbricate; those on the belly similar to those on the back and on the sides.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
Pores regular, circular, quincuncial, twice as broad as the bars.