quintuplicate[kwin to̵̅o̅′pli kāt′, -tyo̵̅o̅′-; for adj. & n., -kit, -kāt′]
transitive verbquintuplicated, quintuplicating
Origin of quintuplicateLate Latin quintuplicatus, past participle of quintuplicare, to quintuple ; from quintuplex: see quintuple
- designating the fifth of identical copies
- Multiplied by five; fivefold.
- Being the fifth of a set of five identical copies.
- One of a set of five identical things.
- A set of five copies.
transitive verbquin·tu·pli·cat·ed, quin·tu·pli·cat·ing, quin·tu·pli·cates
Origin of quintuplicateLatin quīntus, fifth; see quintuple + (quadru)plicate.
- multiplied by five
- being the fifth in a set of five
(third-person singular simple present quintuplicates, present participle quintuplicating, simple past and past participle quintuplicated)
- to multiply by five
- to make five copies of