from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Divided into five parts
  • adj. Describing a system of classification based on the quinary system
  • n. An advocate of this method of classification

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Quinary, as a system of classification; classified in sets of five.
  • n. In zoology, one who proposed, practised, or taught the quinary system of classification; an adherent of the quinary system.


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