Definition of quintary in English:

quintary

noun

  • Originally; †a multiple of five (obsolete). Later: something of a fifth level or rank; compare "quaternary". rare.

adjective

  • Quinary.

Origin

Early 18th century. As noun alteration of quinary, after classical Latin quīntus fifth. As adjective alteration of quinary, after classical Latin quīntus.

Pronunciation

quintary

/ˈkwɪnt(ə)ri/