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From Medieval Latin quinquagesimus (fiftieth) +‎ -al.


quinquagesimal (not comparable)

  1. Of or related to a set of 50 people or items.
    • 1842, Thomas Aquinas, translated by William Whiston, Catena aurea, J.G.F. and J. Rivington, translation of original in Medieval Latin:
      Hence the time of our sorrow and affliction is fixed at forty days; the state of blessed joy which shall be hereafter is figured in the quinquagesimal festival, i.e. the fifty days from Easter to Pentecost.