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quinquefid

[ kwing-kwuh-fid, kwin- ]
/ ˈkwɪŋ kwə fɪd, ˈkwɪn- /
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adjective
cleft into five parts or lobes.
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Origin of quinquefid

First recorded in 1695–1705; quinque- + -fid

OTHER WORDS FROM quinquefid

sub·quin·que·fid, adjective
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