Quinate meaning

kwīnāt
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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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of quinate - kinate

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
quinate
Plural:
quinates

Origin of quinate

  • Latin quīnī five each penkwe in Indo-European roots –ate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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.

    From Wiktionary

  • First attested in 1810; either quin(a) +"Ž -ate or quin(ic) +"Ž -ate, in either case perhaps after the French quinquinate; compare the French kinate, quinate.

    From Wiktionary