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quaternity

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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

Rhymes with quaternity

eternity, fraternity, maternity, modernity, paternity


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