1876, in the meaning defined above
New Latin Quadrant-, Quadrans (Muralis) mural quadrant, a group of stars in the constellation Draco from which the shower appears to radiate
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“Quadrantid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Quadrantid. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.
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