Origin of Quadragesima
Examples from the Web for quadragesima
This status continued through Lent, and hence the incepting bachelor was described as stans in quadragesima.Cambridge|Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
The diet is to be the same as in Quadragesima; clerks not observing these rogations are to be punished by the bishop.
British Dictionary definitions for quadragesima
Word Origin for Quadragesima
Word Origin and History for quadragesima
c.1600, from Medieval Latin quadragesima (dies) "the fortieth (day)," altered diminutive of Latin quadrigesimus "fortieth," from quadriginta "forty," related to quattuor "four" (see four). Related: Quadragesimal.