having four angles and four sides; having the shape of a quadrangle.
- quad·ran·gu·lar·ly, adverb
- quad·ran·gu·lar·ness, noun
- sub·quad·ran·gu·lar, adjective
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How to use quadrangular in a sentence
The tail one-fourth the length of the body, covered with uniform ovate quadrangular scales.
It is quadrangular in shape, with high walls from twenty to thirty feet thick surrounding a small court.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
There are paved roads, large quadrangular porticos, both on a level with the ground and with an upper story.
There is also a library, and the Homereium, a quadrangular portico, which has a temple of Homer and a statue.
The buckler on the shoulders is formed of five or six rows, each composed of large quadrangular pieces.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon