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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Arranged in five vertical rows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Arranged in five vertical rows; pentastichous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, disposed in five vertical ranks.
  • In zoology, disposed or arranged in five sets, rows, or series; quinqueserial; pentastichous.


From Latin quīnque ("five"), ferō ("carry, bear"). (Wiktionary)


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