quintuplet: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kwin-tup'lit, -t'plit, -ty'-, kwin'too-plit, -tyoo-), [key]
— n.
  1. any group or combination of five, esp. of the same kind.
  2. five children or offspring born of one pregnancy.
  3. one of five such children or offspring.
  4. a group of five notes of equal value performed in the time normally taken for four.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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