quadri-(redirected from quadra-)
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quadri-(word root) four
Examples of words with the root quadri-: quadriplegic
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quadri-or quadr- or quadra- or quadru-
1. Four: quadrilateral.
2. Square: quadrate.
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quadri-or before a vowel
four: quadrilateral; quadrilingual; quadrisyllabic.
[from Latin; compare quattuor four]
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a combining form meaning “four”: quadrilateral.Also, quadru- ;esp. before a vowel, quadr-.
[< Latin; akin to quattuor four]
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