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

  Quintuplet \Quin"tu*plet\, n. [From Quintuple.]
     1. A collection or combination of five of a kind.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. pl. Five children born in the same labor.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     3. (Mus.) A group of five connected notes; a turn of five
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     4. A cycle having five crank shafts and adapted for five
        riders, all of whom can assist in the propulsion.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one [syn:
           five, 5, V, cinque, quint, quintet, fivesome,
           quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little Phoebe]
      2: one of five children born at the same time from the same
         pregnancy [syn: quintuplet, quint, quin]
      3: a set of five similar things considered as a unit [syn:
         quintet, quintette, quintuplet, quintuple]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "quintuplet":
     Little Phoebe, Pentateuch, Phoebe, V, cinque, fin, five,
     five bucks, five dollars, fiver, fivesome, mullet, pentachord,
     pentad, pentagon, pentagram, pentahedron, pentameter, pentapody,
     pentarchy, pentastich, pentathlon, quincunx, quint, quintet

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