quintic

[ kwin-tik ]
/ ˈkwɪn tɪk /
Mathematics

adjective

of the fifth degree.

noun

a quantity of the fifth degree.
an equation of the fifth degree.

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Origin of quintic

1850–55; <Latin quīnt(us) fifth + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for quintic

quintic
/ (ˈkwɪntɪk) /

adjective

maths of or relating to the fifth degreea quintic equation
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