Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

quaternity

play
noun qua·ter·ni·ty \kwə-ˈtər-nə-tē, kwä-\

Definition of quaternity

plural

quaternities

  1. :  a union of a group or set of four



Origin and Etymology of quaternity

Late Latin quaternitas, from Latin quaterni four each


First Known Use: 1529


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up quaternity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a very small amount

Get Word of the Day daily email!