Definitions for quincuncial

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  1. quincuncial(Adjective)

    Arranged in a quincunx.

  2. Origin: From quincuncialis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quincuncial

    having the form of a quincunx

  2. Quincuncial

    having the leaves of a pentamerous calyx or corolla so imbricated that two are exterior, two are interior, and the other has one edge exterior and one interior; as, quincuncial aestivation

  3. Origin: [L. quincuncialis, from quincunx. See Quincunx.]

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