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quintuplicate

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

Definition of quintuplicate

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

Origin and Etymology of quintuplicate

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


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quintuplicate

noun

Definition of quintuplicate

1 : one of five things exactly alike; specifically : one of five identical copies
2 : five copies all alike used with in
  • typed in quintuplicate

First Known Use of quintuplicate

1851


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quintuplicate

verb quin·tu·pli·cate \ kwin-ˈtü-plə-ˌkāt , -ˈtyü- \

Definition of quintuplicate

quintuplicated; quintuplicating
transitive verb
1 : to make quintuple or fivefold
2 : to prepare in quintuplicate

First Known Use of quintuplicate

circa 1889


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