quatuor

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin quatuor (commonly spelled quattuor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quatuor m (plural quatuors)

  1. (music) quartet (composition)
  2. (music) quartet (group of musicians)
  3. (sexuality) foursome

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Numeral[edit]

quātuor (indeclinable)

  1. medieval spelling of quattuor

References[edit]

  • quatuor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • quatuor in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016