Quintuplet meaning

kwĭn-tŭplĭt, kwĭntŭp-
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One of five offspring born in a single birth.
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A group or combination of five associated by common properties or behavior.
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Any of five offspring from the same pregnancy.
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A collection or group of five, usually of one kind.
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One of a group of five babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
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(music) A tuplet of five notes to be played in the time for four.
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Origin of quintuplet

  • From quintuple (modeled on triplet)

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

  • From Middle French quintuple.

    From Wiktionary