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quat·re·foil

 (kăt′ər-foil′, kăt′rə-)
n.
1. A representation of a flower with four petals or a leaf with four leaflets, especially in heraldry.
2. Architecture Tracery or an ornament with four foils or lobes.

[Middle English quaterfoile : Old French quatre, four; see quatrain + Old French foil, leaf; see foil2.]

quatrefoil

(ˈkætrəˌfɔɪl) or

quatrefeuille

n
1. (Botany) a leaf composed of four leaflets
2. (Architecture) architect a carved ornament having four foils arranged about a common centre, esp one used in tracery
[C15: from Old French, from quatre four + -foil leaflet; compare trefoil]

quat•re•foil

(ˈkæt ərˌfɔɪl, ˈkæ trə-)

n.
1. a leaf composed of four leaflets.
2. an architectural ornament composed of four lobes, separated by cusps, radiating from a common center.
[1375–1425; Middle English < Middle French quatre four + -foil (as in trefoil)]
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To the exterior of the box they affixed a quatrafoil (four-lobed) stamp, and inside, each bottle is etched with the winemaker's signature.