[kwin-tl] /ˈkwɪn tl/
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms (220.5 avoirdupois pounds).
a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
“a weight of a hundred pounds,” c.1400, from Old French quintal “hundredweight,” and directly from Medieval Latin quintale, from Arabic quintar, from Late Greek kentenarion, from Latin centenarius “containing a hundred” (see centenary).
[kwin-tn] /ˈkwɪn tn/ noun 1. an object mounted on a post or attached to a movable crossbar mounted on a post, used as a target in the medieval sport of tilting. 2. the sport of tilting at a quintain. /ˈkwɪntɪn/ noun (esp in medieval Europe) 1. a post or target set up for tilting exercises […]
[keen-tah-nah raw-aw] /kinˈtɑ nɑ ˈrɔ ɔ/ noun 1. a sparsely populated state in SE Mexico, on the E Yucatán peninsula. 19,435 sq. mi. (50,335 sq. km). Capital: Chetumal. /Spanish kinˈtana ˈrɔo/ noun 1. a state of SE Mexico, on the E Yucatán Peninsula: hot, humid, forested, and inhabited chiefly by Maya Indians. Capital: Chetumal. Pop: […]
[kwin-tn] /ˈkwɪn tn/ adjective 1. (of a fever, ague, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur every fifth day. noun 2. a quintan fever or ague. /ˈkwɪntən/ adjective 1. (of a fever) occurring every fourth day quintan quin·tan (kwĭn’tən) adj. Recurring every fifth day. Used of a fever.
[kwin-tnt] /ˈkwɪn tnt/ noun, Navigation. 1. a sextant having an arc equal to one fifth of a circle.