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quintuplet

quin·tu·plet

quintuplet

 
pronunciation:
kwIn tuh pliht [or] kwIn tu pliht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of five children born to a mother from a single pregnancy.
The birth of quintuplets is typically a big news story.
definition 2: a group of five people or objects that share common characteristics or are of the same kind.
All five players had protested the changes, and the quintuplet has now decided to quit the team.
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