quadrans

[ kwod-ranz ]
/ ˈkwɒd rænz /

noun, plural quad·ran·tes [kwo-dran-teez]. /kwɒˈdræn tiz/.

a bronze coin of ancient Rome, the fourth part of an as.

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Origin of quadrans

From the Latin word quadrāns literally, fourth part
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