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quinquefid

[kwing-kwuh-fid, kwin-]
adjective
  1. cleft into five parts or lobes.
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Origin of quinquefid

First recorded in 1695–1705; quinque- + -fid
Related formssub·quin·que·fid, adjective
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Examples from the Web for quinquefid

Historical Examples

  • The flowers are quinquefid, the petals of a yellow colour, and growing from the wings of the stalks.

    Antigua and the Antiguans, Volume II (of 2)

    Anonymous