quincuncial

Definitions:

  • Of, relating to, or forming a quincunx.
  • Disposed so as to form a quincunx; arranged in a set of five; also, arranged in two sets of oblique rows, at right angles to one another, so that five together form a quincunx; in <em>botany</em>, sometimes noting a pentastichous arrangement of leaves; more often noting an estivation.
  • Having the form of a quincunx.
  • Having the leaves of a pentamerous calyx or corolla so imbricated that two are exterior, two are interior, and the other has one edge exterior and one interior.
  • an arrangement of five leaves in a spiral, each leaf two fifths of a circle from the next.
  • Arranged in a <xref>quincunx</xref>.
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