- (music, obsolete) The interval of a fourth or the harmonic ratio 4:3.
- (theology) A continuous narrative arranged from the first four books of the New Testament (the canonical gospels).
- (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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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.)
- (Classical) IPA(key): /di.aˈtes.sa.roːn/, [d̪iäˈt̪ɛs̠ːäroːn]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /di.aˈtes.sa.ron/, [d̪iäˈt̪ɛsːäron]
diatessarōn n (indeclinable)
- “diatessaron”, in Charlton T[homas] Lewis; Charles [Lancaster] Short (1879) […] A New Latin Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.: American Book Company; Oxford: Clarendon Press.
- diatessaron in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
- diatessaron in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette