quin

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Noun[edit]

quin (plural quins)

  1. (informal) A quintuplet.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

quin (plural quins)

  1. A European scallop, Pecten opercularis, used as food.
    • 1973, N. L. Tranter, Population since the industrial revolution (page 104)
      Similarly the stocks of the free-living scallops and quins, which are caught by trawling, are threatened by over-fishing to supply the market for canned or frozen luxury sea-foods.

Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quin m (feminine quina, masculine plural quins, feminine plural quines)

  1. (interrogative) which, what
  2. what a

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Ido[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

quin

  1. (interrogative) whom (plural) (object)

Usage notes[edit]

To ask for a subject, use qui instead.


Latin[edit]

Adverb[edit]

quīn (not comparable)

  1. (usually with present indicative) Why not?