quadrangular

[ kwo-drang-gyuh-ler ]
/ kwɒˈdræŋ gyə lər /
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adjective

having four angles and four sides; having the shape of a quadrangle.

Nearby words

  1. quadra-,
  2. quadragenarian,
  3. quadragesima,
  4. quadragesimal,
  5. quadrangle,
  6. quadrans,
  7. quadrant,
  8. quadrantal,
  9. quadrantal corrector,
  10. quadrantes

Origin of quadrangular

1585–95; < Late Latin quadrangulāris, equivalent to quadrangul(um) quadrangle + -āris -ar1

Related formsquad·ran·gu·lar·ly, adverbquad·ran·gu·lar·ness, nounsub·quad·ran·gu·lar, adjective

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Word Origin and History for quadrangular

quadrangular

adj.

early 15c., from Medieval Latin quadrangularis "having four corners," from Late Latin quadrangulus (see quadrangle).

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