Definitions for quintupletkwɪnˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-, ˈkwɪn tʊ plɪt, -tyʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quin•tu•pletkwɪnˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-, ˈkwɪn tʊ plɪt, -tyʊ-(n.)

  1. any group or combination of five, esp. of the same kind.

  2. quintuplets, five children or offspring born of one pregnancy.

    Category: Medicine

  3. one of five such children or offspring.

  4. a group of five musical notes of equal value performed in the time normally taken for four.

    Category: Music and Dance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. five, 5, V, cinque, quint, quintet, fivesome, quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little Phoebe(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

  2. quintuplet, quint, quin(noun)

    one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy

  3. quintet, quintette, quintuplet, quintuple(noun)

    a set of five similar things considered as a unit


  1. quintuplet(Noun)

    One of a group of five babies born from the same mother during the same birth.

  2. Origin: From quintuple.

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(abbreviation quin

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