Quinquagesima definition

kwĭngkwə-jĕsə-mə
Shrove Sunday.
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(former) The Sunday before Lent.
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Origin of quinquagesima

  • Medieval Latin quīnquāgēsima from feminine of Latin quīnquāgēsimus fiftieth from quīnquāgintā fifty penkwe in Indo-European roots

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