quintuplet, quint, quin

(noun) one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Etymology 1


quin (plural quins)

(informal) A quintuplet.

Etymology 2


quin (plural quins)

A European scallop, Pecten opercularis, used as food.

Proper noun

Quin (plural Quins)

A surname.


• According to the 2010 United States Census, Quin is the 18757th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1462 individuals. Quin is most common among White (68.19%) and Black/African American (14.64%) individuals.

Source: Wiktionary

Quin, n. (Zoöl.)

Definition: A European scallop (Pecten opercularis), used as food. [Prov. Eng.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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