quaere

noun
quae·​re | \ˈkwir-ē, ˈkwer- \

Definition of quaere 

archaic

: query

First Known Use of quaere

1589, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quaere

Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, question

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quaere

noun
quae·​re | \ˈkwir-ē, ˈkwer- \

Legal Definition of quaere 

: question usually used to introduce a question quaere: whether the legislature intended such a result?

History and Etymology for quaere

Latin, imperative of quaerere to seek, ask

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