quadrivial

adjective
qua·​driv·​i·​al | \kwä-ˈdri-vē-əl \

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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