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quinary

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[ˈkwʌɪnəri], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- fifth in order or rank
(e.g: she discusses other mixtures, including those of the secondary through quinary colours)

- relating to or denoting a former system of classification in which the animal kingdom is divided into five subkingdoms, and each subkingdom into five classes.


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Origin:
early 17th century: from Latin quinarius, from quini ‘five at once, a set of five’, from quinque ‘five’




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