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[kwahy-nuh-ree] /ˈkwaɪ nə ri/

pertaining to or consisting of five.
arranged in fives.
of, relating to, or noting a numerical system based on the number 5.
noun, plural quinaries.
a number in a quinary system.
consisting of fives or by fives
fifth in a series
(of a number system) having a base of five
noun (pl) -ries
a set of five

c.1600, from Latin quinarius “consisting of five, containing five,” from quint “five each” (see five).


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