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[kwin-kwah-juh-ner-ee, kwing-] /kwɪnˈkwɑ dʒəˌnɛr i, kwɪŋ-/

noun, plural quinquagenaries.
a 50th anniversary.


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    1. a combining form meaning “five,” used in the formation of compound words: quinquevalent. combining form 1. five: quinquevalent before vowels quinqu-, word-forming element meaning “five, having five,” from Latin quinque “five,” by assimilation from PIE *penkwe (see five).

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  • Quinquefid

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