quintuplicate

adjective
quin·tu·pli·cate | \kwin-ˈtü-pli-kət, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of quintuplicate 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 : consisting of or existing in five corresponding or identical parts or examples quintuplicate invoices

2 : being the fifth of five things exactly alike file the quintuplicate copy

quintuplicate

noun

Definition of quintuplicate (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : one of five things exactly alike specifically : one of five identical copies

2 : five copies all alike used with in typed in quintuplicate

quintuplicate

verb
quin·tu·pli·cate | \kwin-ˈtü-plə-ˌkāt, -ˈtyü-\
quintuplicated; quintuplicating

Definition of quintuplicate (Entry 3 of 3)

transitive verb

1 : to make quintuple or fivefold

2 : to prepare in quintuplicate

First Known Use of quintuplicate

Adjective

1656, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

circa 1889, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for quintuplicate

Adjective

Medieval Latin quintuplicatus, past participle of quintuplicare to quintuple, from quintuplus quintuple

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