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quinque-

  1. a combining form meaning “five,” used in the formation of compound words:

    quinquevalent.



quinque-

combining_form

  1. five

    quinquevalent



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Word History and Origins

Origin of quinque-1

< Latin, combining form of quīnque; five

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Word History and Origins

Origin of quinque-1

from Latin quinque

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Example Sentences

Pedes subbreves; acrotarsiis scutellatis, scutis quinque; paratarsiis integris.

Item reliquit societati Sanct Mari de Certaldo libras quinque florenorum parvorum.

Lateribus superioribus quinque-lateralibus, costis duabus modicis ab apice ad marginem basalem continuatis.

Here is one dated in 931 by which thelstan gives quinque mansas at Somerford and quinque mansas at Norton.

Pro altera sequitur comitatum et hundredum; pro altera solvit quinque solidos.

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