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 for Quinary
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quinary \Qui"na*ry\, a. [L. quinarius, from quini five each,
     akin to quinque five: cf. F. quinaire. See Five.]
     Consisting of five; arranged by fives. --Boyle.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Quinary system (Zool.), a fanciful classification based on
        the hypothesis that each group contains five types.
        [1913 Webster]

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