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Meaning of QUINTUPLET

Pronunciation:  'kwintyûplet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  2. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
 

QUINTUPLET is a 10 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: 5, cinque, fin, five, fivesome, Little Phoebe, pentad, Phoebe, quin, quint, quint, quintet, V
 
 See Also: digit, figure, sib, sibling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quin"tu*plet\, n. [From {Quintuple}.]
1. A collection or combination of five of a kind.

2. pl. Five children born in the same labor.

3. (Mus.) A group of five connected notes; a turn of five
   notes.

4. A cycle having five crank shafts and adapted for five
   riders, all of whom can assist in the propulsion.

 

 

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