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Quincuncial

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Quincuncial In Webster's Dictionary

\Quin*cun"cial\, [L. quincuncialis, from quincunx. See {Quincunx}.] 1. Having the form of a quincunx. 2. (Bot.) 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; as, quincuncial [ae]stivation. {Quincuncial phyllotaxy} (Bot.), an arrangement of five leaves in a spiral, each leaf two fifths of a circle from the next.

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