qua·​driv·​i·​al kwä-ˈdri-vē-əl How to pronounce quadrivial (audio)
: of or relating to the quadrivium
: having four ways or roads meeting in a point

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of quadrivial was in the 15th century

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“Quadrivial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadrivial. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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