Quinquefarious Quin`que*fa"ri*ous, a. [From L. quinque five: cf. F. quinqu['e]fari['e]. Cf. {Bifarious}.] (Bot.) Arranged in five vertical rows; pentastichous. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • quinquefarious — /kwin kwi fāˈri əs/ adjective 1. (L fārius, poss from fārī to speak) fivefold 2. In five rows • • • Main Entry: ↑quinqu …   Useful english dictionary

  • quinquefarious — adj. [L. quinque, five; farius, fold] Arranged in five rows, ranks, or columns …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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