noun, plural quad·ran·tes [kwo-dran-teez] /kwɒˈdræn tiz/.
Origin of quadrans
Examples from the Web for quadrans
As for the price exacted, it ranged from a quadrans to a very high figure.
He made his pile from an as, and would pick a quadrans out of a dunghill with his teeth, any old time.
It was two of these that the widow cast into the treasury, Mark 12:42, where it is said that two of them equaled a quadrans.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
Quadrans, kwod′ranz, n. a Roman copper coin, the fourth part of the as:—pl.
A lepton is a very small brass Jewish coin worth half a Roman quadrans each, which is worth a quarter of the copper assarion.