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sesquiduplicate

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Two and a half times as large; having the ratio of 2.5 to 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Twice and a half as great (as another thing); having the ratio of two and a half to one.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Being in the ratio of 2½ to 1, or 5 to 2.

Etymologies

sesqui- +‎ duplicate (Wiktionary)

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  • Guess they told us, didn't they? :-)

    March 14, 2008

  • Peculiarly appropriate for squid; they have ten limbs, two and half times as many as most beings of higher intelligence.

    March 14, 2008