adjective see quincunx

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  • Quincuncial — Quin*cun cial, [L. quincuncialis, from quincunx. See {Quincunx}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the form of a quincunx. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Having the leaves of a pentamerous calyx or corolla so imbricated that two are exterior, two are interior …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quincuncial — adj. 2 g. 1.  [Pouco usado] Disposto em quincunce. 2. Diz se da perfloração em que as peças do verticilo floral estão sobre uma espiral de duas voltas …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • quincuncial — (Del lat. quincunciālis). adj. Dispuesto en forma de quincunce …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • quincuncial — ► adjetivo Que está dispuesto en forma de quincunce. * * * quincuncial (del lat. «quincunciālis») adj. Dispuesto en forma de quincunce. * * * quincuncial. (Del lat. quincunciālis). adj. Dispuesto en forma de quincunce …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • quincuncial — adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • quincuncial — quincuncially, adv. /kwin kun sheuhl, kwing /, adj. 1. consisting of, arranged, or formed like a quincunx or quincunxes. 2. Bot. noting a five ranked arrangement of leaves. [1595 1605; < L quincuncialis, equiv. to quincunci (s. of quincunx… …   Universalium

  • quincuncial — adjective /kwɪnˈkʌnʃəl/ Arranged in a quincunx …   Wiktionary

  • quincuncial — quin|cun|ci|al Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • quincuncial — quin·cun·cial …   English syllables

  • quincuncial — /kwɪnˈkʌnʃəl/ (say kwin kunshuhl) adjective 1. consisting of or resembling a quincunx. 2. Botany denoting a five ranked arrangement of leaves or petals in the bud …   Australian English dictionary

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