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Meaning of QUINARY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Qui"na*ry\, a. [L. quinarius, from quini five each,
akin to quinque five: cf. F. quinaire. See {Five}.]
Consisting of five; arranged by fives. --Boyle.

{Quinary system} (Zo["o]l.), a fanciful classification based
   on the hypothesis that each group contains five types.

 

 

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