quadrumvirate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quadri- (four) + the second part of triumvirate (rule by three men). Cf. Latin quattuorviratus.

Noun[edit]

quadrumvirate (plural quadrumvirates)

  1. Synonym of quattuorvirate.

References[edit]

  • "quadrumvirate, n.", in the Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press.