quadrivial

adjective
qua·​driv·​i·​al | \ kwä-ˈdri-vē-əl How to pronounce quadrivial (audio) \

Definition of quadrivial

1 : of or relating to the quadrivium
2 : having four ways or roads meeting in a point

First Known Use of quadrivial

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Quadrivial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadrivial. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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