Definitions for quintan

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quintan

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quintan(adj)

    occurring as the fifth, after four others also, occurring every fifth day, reckoning inclusively; as, a quintan fever

  2. Quintan(noun)

    an intermittent fever which returns every fifth day, reckoning inclusively, or in which the intermission lasts three days

  3. Origin: [L. quintanus, fr. quintus fifth, quinque five. See Five.]


Find a translation for the quintan definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these quintan definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"quintan." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 7 Oct. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for quintan? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for quintan:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.