quincuncial

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quin·cun·cial

also quin·cunx·ial  (kwĭn-kŭn′shəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or forming a quincunx.

quin·cun′cial·ly adv.
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quincuncial

or

quincunxial

adj
1. consisting of or having the appearance of a quincunx
2. (Botany) (of the petals or sepals of a five-membered corolla or calyx in the bud) arranged so that two members overlap another two completely and the fifth overlaps on one margin and is itself overlapped on the other
quinˈcuncially adv
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