Definition of quintuple adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkwɪntjʊpl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɪntjʊpl//
    ; BrE BrE//kwɪnˈtjuːpl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kwɪnˈtjuːpl//
    , also NAmE//kwɪnˈtuːpl//
    [only before noun] determiner
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  1. 1consisting of five parts, people, or groups
  2. 2being five times as much or as many
  3. Word Originlate 16th cent.: via French from medieval Latin quintuplus, from Latin quintus ‘fifth’ + -plus as in duplus (from duo ‘two’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quintuple

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