quinary

quinary

[kwahy-nuh-ree]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or consisting of five.
2.
arranged in fives.
3.
of, pertaining to, or noting a numerical system based on the number 5.
noun, plural quinaries.
4.
a number in a quinary system.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin quīnārius, equivalent to quīn(ī) five each + -ārius -ary

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quinary (ˈkwaɪnərɪ)
 
adj
1.  consisting of fives or by fives
2.  fifth in a series
3.  (of a number system) having a base of five
 
n , -ries
4.  a set of five
 
[C17: from Latin quīnārius containing five, from quīnī five each]

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