noun, often capitalized tet·ra·pla \ˈte‧trəplə\

Definition of tetrapla



  1. :  a polyglot book with four texts in parallel columns — compare hexapla, octapla

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Origin and Etymology of tetrapla

New Latin, from neuter plural of Greek tetraplous, tetraploos fourfold, from tetra- + -plous, -ploos -fold (as in diploos twofold, double) — more at double

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