quadrivium


qua·driv·i·um

noun \-vē-əm\

Definition of QUADRIVIUM

:  a group of studies consisting of arithmetic, music, geometry, and astronomy and forming the upper division of the seven liberal arts in medieval universities — compare trivium

Origin of QUADRIVIUM

Late Latin, from Latin, crossroads, from quadri- + via way — more at way
First Known Use: 1804

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