qua·​drum·​vir kwä-ˈdrəm-vər How to pronounce quadrumvir (audio)
: a member of a quadrumvirate

Word History


back-formation from quadrumvirate

First Known Use

1790, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quadrumvir was in 1790

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Cite this Entry

“Quadrumvir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadrumvir. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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