Other Word Forms of Quintessence
Origin of Quintessence
Middle English from Old French quinte essence fifth essence from Medieval Latin quīnta essentia (translation of Greek pemptē ousiā) Latin quīnta feminine of quīntus fifth penkwe in Indo-European roots Latin essentia essence essence
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin quinta essentia "fifth essence".
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