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1. Everyday; commonplace: "There's nothing quite like a real ... train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute" (Anita Diamant).
2. Recurring daily. Used especially of attacks of malaria.
[Middle English cotidien, from Old French, from Latin quōtīdiānus, from quōtīdiē, each day : quot, how many, as many as; see kwo- in Indo-European roots + diē, ablative of diēs, day; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Pathology) (esp of attacks of malarial fever) recurring daily
2. everyday; commonplace
(Pathology) a malarial fever characterized by attacks that recur daily
[C14: from Latin quotīdiānus, variant of cottīdiānus daily]
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quo•tid•i•an(kwoʊˈtɪd i ən)
1. daily: a quotidian report.
2. ordinary; everyday.
3. recurring daily: quotidian fever.n.
4. something recurring daily.
5. a quotidian fever or ague.
[1300–50; Middle English cotidien (< Old French) < Latin quotīdiānus, cottīdiānus daily =cottīdi(ē) every day (adv.) (*quot(t)ī a locative form akin to quot however many occur, every + diē, abl. of diēs day; compare meridian) + -ānus -an1]
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|Adj.||1.||quotidian - found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant|
ordinary - not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
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quotidian[kwəʊˈtɪdɪən] ADJ (liter) → cotidiano
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a. cotidiano-a, de todos los días;
___ malaria → malaria ___.
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