quin·tu·ple (kwĭn-tpəl, -ty-, -tŭpəl, kwĭntə-pəl)
1. Consisting of five parts or members.
2. Five times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
A fivefold amount or number.
tr. & intr.v. quin·tu·pled, quin·tu·pling, quin·tu·ples
To multiply or be multiplied by five.
[French, from Old French : Latin quīntus, fifth; see penkwe in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + -ple, -fold (from Latin -plus; see pel-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
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