quinquepartite

[kwing-kwuh-pahr-tahyt, kwin-]

Origin of quinquepartite

First recorded in 1585–95; quinque- + partite
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British Dictionary definitions for quinquepartite

quinquepartite

adjective
  1. divided into or composed of five parts
  2. maintained by or involving five participants or groups of participants
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