Quirinus

play
noun Qui·ri·nus \kwə-ˈrī-nəs, -ˈrē-\

Definition of Quirinus

  1. :  an early state god of the Romans later identified with Romulus

Origin and Etymology of quirinus

Latin


First Known Use: 14th century


Learn More about quirinus


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

acid in temper, mood, or tone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!