quinquefid [kwing-kwuh-fid, kwin-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. cleft into five parts or lobes.

Origin of quinquefid First recorded in 1695–1705; quinque- + -fid Related formssub·quin·que·fid, adjective Examples from the Web for quinquefid Historical Examples of quinquefid

  • The flowers are quinquefid, the petals of a yellow colour, and growing from the wings of the stalks.

    Antigua and the Antiguans, Volume II (of 2)


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