- (music, obsolete) The interval of a fourth.
- (theology) A continuous narrative arranged from the first four books of the New Testament.
- (obsolete) An electuary compounded of four medicines.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for diatessaron in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
diatessarōn n (indeclinable)
- diatessaron in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- du Cange, Charles (1883), “diatessaron”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
- “diatessaron” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)