Quinquevalve
Quinquevalve Quin"que*valve, Quinquevalvular Quin`que*val"vu*lar, a. [Quinque- + valve, valvular: cf. F. quinqu['e]valve.] (Bot.) Having five valves, as a pericarp. [1913 Webster]

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  • qüinqüevalve — adj. 2 g. Que tem cinco valvas.   ‣ Etimologia: quinque + valve   ♦ [Brasil] Grafia de quinquevalve antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990.   ♦ Grafia em Portugal: quinquevalve …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • quinquevalve — |qüinqüe| adj. 2 g. Que tem cinco valvas.   ‣ Etimologia: quinque + valve …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • quinquévalve — (kuin kué val v ) adj. Terme de botanique. Qui s ouvre en cinq valves. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Quinqué..., et valve …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Quinquevalvular — Quinquevalve Quin que*valve, Quinquevalvular Quin que*val vu*lar, a. [Quinque + valve, valvular: cf. F. quinqu[ e]valve.] (Bot.) Having five valves, as a pericarp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • q\-cumbersome — 1. (Q cumbersome) (1019↑, 45↓) When a word has too many Qs All of these words are just too Q cumbersome: Albuquerque; equivoque; quaquaversal; querquedule; quinquagesima; quinquangular; quinquarticular; quinqueangled; quinquedentate;… …   Urban English dictionary

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