quadrumvir

noun
qua·​drum·​vir | \ kwä-ˈdrəm-vər How to pronounce quadrumvir (audio) \

Definition of quadrumvir

: a member of a quadrumvirate

First Known Use of quadrumvir

1790, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quadrumvir

back-formation from quadrumvirate

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