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  • as infifth
  • as infive

synonyms for quinary

  • quinquennial
  • quintan
  • quintuple
  • pentagonal
  • pentamerous
  • quinate
  • quinquennial
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How to use quinary in a sentence

In the Mollusca circle two classes are still wanting to complete the quinary arrangement of that sub-kingdom.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Subordinate to either one of these the quinary may and often does appear.
THE NUMBER CONCEPTLEVI LEONARD CONANT
In its structure the quinary is the simplest, the most primitive, of the natural systems.
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Up to this point the Greenlander's scale is almost purely quinary.
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The foregoing examples will show with considerable fulness the wide dispersion of the quinary scale.
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But even then the universality of quinary counting for primitive peoples is by no means established.
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It is quite within the bounds of possibility that the prehistoric nations of Europe possessed and used a quinary numeration.
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Any number system which passes the limit 10 is reasonably sure to have either a quinary, a decimal, or a vigesimal structure.
THE NUMBER CONCEPTLEVI LEONARD CONANT
This leads the quinary into the vigesimal scale, and produces the combination so often found in certain parts of the world.
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The quinary element does not disappear, but merely sinks into a relatively unimportant position.
THE NUMBER CONCEPTLEVI LEONARD CONANT
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WORDS RELATED TO QUINARY

  • quinary
  • quinquennial
  • quintan
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