Definitions for quincuncially

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quin•cunxˈkwɪŋ kʌŋks, ˈkwɪn-(n.)

  1. an arrangement of five objects in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.

Origin of quincunx:

1640–50; < L: five twelfths =quinc-, var. of quīnque-quinque - + -unx, s. -unc- comb. form of uncia twelfth (see ounce1); orig. a Roman coin worth five twelfths of an as and marked with a quincunx of spots

quin•cun′cial•ly(adv.)

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  1. quincuncially(Adverb)

    In a quincuncial fashion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quincuncially(adverb)

    in the manner or order of a quincunx

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