Quinate definitions

kwī'nāt'
Arranged in groups of five.

Quinate leaflets.

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(botany, of a compound leaf) Featuring five leaflets growing from a single point; quinquefoliolate.
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(chemistry) An ester or a salt of quinic acid.
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Origin of quinate

First attested in 1760; from the post-Classical Latin quÄ«nātus, from the distributive numeral quÄ«nÄ« (“five each", “five at a time"); compare binate, ternate, and quaternate, as well as the French quiné.