Definition of quintuplicate in English:

quintuplicate

adjective

Pronunciation /kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkət/
  • 1Fivefold.

    1. 1.1 Of which five copies are made.

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
Pronunciation /kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkāt/
  • Multiply by five.

Phrases

  • in quintuplicate

    • 1In five identical copies.

      • ‘In the past, it has always been making copies in quintuplicate, and entrusting them to the courier gods.’
      1. 1.1In groups of five.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from quintuple, on the pattern of words such as quadruplicate.

Pronunciation

quintuplicate

Adjective/kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkət/

quintuplicate

Verb/kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkāt/