quadruplet

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noun qua·dru·plet \kwä-ˈdrü-plət, -ˈdrə-; ˈkwä-drə-plət\

Definition of quadruplet

  1. 1 :  a combination of four of a kind

  2. 2 :  one of four offspring born at one birth

  3. 3 :  a group of four musical notes to be performed in the time ordinarily given to three of the same kind

1709

First Known Use of quadruplet

1709


QUADRUPLET Defined for English Language Learners

quadruplet

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noun qua·dru·plet \kwä-ˈdrü-plət, -ˈdrə-; ˈkwä-drə-plət\

Definition of quadruplet for English Language Learners

  • : one of four babies that are born at the same time to the same mother


QUADRUPLET Defined for Kids

quadruplet

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noun qua·dru·plet \kwä-ˈdrü-plət, -ˈdrə-\

Definition of quadruplet for Students

  1. :  one of four offspring born at one birth


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quadruplet

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noun qua·dru·plet \kwä-ˈdrəp-lət, -ˈdrüp-; ˈkwäd-rəp-\

Medical Definition of quadruplet

  1. 1:  one of four offspring born at one birth

  2. 2quadruplets plural :  a group of four offspring born at one birth


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