Qui·​ri·​nus kwə-ˈrī-nəs How to pronounce Quirinus (audio) -ˈrē- How to pronounce Quirinus (audio)
: an early state god of the Romans later identified with Romulus

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First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Quirinus was in the 14th century

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“Quirinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Quirinus. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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