See also: quin-

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

quin (plural quins)

  1. (informal) A quintuplet.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

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.

CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

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IdoEdit

PronounEdit

quin

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

Usage notesEdit

To ask for a subject, use qui instead.


LatinEdit

AdverbEdit

quīn (not comparable)

  1. (usually with present indicative) Why not?
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