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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: quintuple 'five times' (16-21 centuries), from Late Latin quintuplex, from Latin quintus 'fifth'

quintuplet

noun
     
Related topics: Human
quin‧tu‧plet [countable]
HBH one of five babies born to the same mother at the same time [↪ quadruplet, sextuplet]

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