Quirinus

noun
Qui·​ri·​nus | \ kwə-ˈrī-nəs How to pronounce Quirinus (audio) , -ˈrē- How to pronounce Quirinus (audio) \

Definition of Quirinus

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

First Known Use of Quirinus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Quirinus

Latin

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“Quirinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Quirinus. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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