quintic

adjective
quin·tic | \ˈkwin-tik \

Definition of quintic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of the fifth degree

quintic

noun

Definition of quintic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a polynomial or a polynomial equation of the fifth degree

First Known Use of quintic

Adjective

1853, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quintic

Adjective

Latin quintus fifth

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