quintuplet


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quin·tup·let

 (kwĭn-tŭp′lĭt, kwĭn′tŭp′-)
n.
1. One of five offspring born in a single birth.
2. A group or combination of five associated by common properties or behavior.

[From quintuple (modeled on triplet).]

quintuplet

(ˈkwɪntjʊplɪt; kwɪnˈtjuːplɪt)
n
1. a group or set of five similar things
2. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) one of five offspring born at one birth. Often shortened to: quin
3. (Music, other) music a group of five notes to be played in a time value of three, four, or some other value

quin•tu•plet

(kwɪnˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-, ˈkwɪn tʊ plɪt, -tyʊ-)

n.
1. any group or combination of five, esp. of the same kind.
2. quintuplets, five children or offspring born of one pregnancy.
3. one of five such children or offspring.
4. a group of five musical notes of equal value performed in the time normally taken for four.
[1870–75]

Quintuplet(s)

 a collection of five; five children born at the same time to the same woman.
Examples: quintuplet of rays, 1885; the Dionne quintuplets, 1934.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quintuplet - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and onequintuplet - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.quintuplet - one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
sib, sibling - a person's brother or sister
3.quintuplet - a set of five similar things considered as a unit
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
Translations
خَمْسَة تَوائِم
paterče
femling
ötös ikrek
fimmburi
vienas iš penketuko
piecītis
pätorča
beşiz tekibeşizlerden biri

quintuplet

[kwɪnˈtjuːplɪt] Nquintillizo/a m/f

quintuplet

[ˈkwɪntjʊplɪt kwɪnˈtjuːplɪt] nquintuplé(e) m/f

quintuplet

nFünfling m

quintuplet

[kwɪnˈtjuːplɪt] nuno/a di cinque gemelli

quintuplet

(kwinˈtjuːplit) , (kwinˈtaplit) noun
(abbreviation quin (kwin) ) one of five children born at the same time to one mother.

quin·tu·plet

a. quíntuple, cada uno de los cinco hijos nacidos en un parto múltiple.

quintuplet

n quintillizo -za mf
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