quinquagesima sunday

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quinquagesima \Quin`qua*ges"i*ma\, a. [L., fr. quinquagesimus
   the fiftieth, akin to quinquaginta fifty, quinque five. See
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   Quinquagesima Sunday, the Sunday which is the fiftieth day
      before Easter, both days being included in the reckoning;
      -- called also Shrove Sunday.
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