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quadriliteral

[kwod-ruh-lit-er-uh l]
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adjective
  1. using or consisting of four letters.
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noun
  1. a quadriliteral word or root.
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Origin of quadriliteral

First recorded in 1765–75; quadri- + literal
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Word Origin and History for quadriliteral

adj.

"consisting of four letters," 1771, from quadri- + literal.

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