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quinquepartite

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

adjective

  1. divided into or consisting of five parts.


quinquepartite

/ ˌkwɪŋkwɪˈpɑːtaɪt /

adjective

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of quinquepartite1

First recorded in 1585–95; quinque- + partite

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