quatre

[ kah-ter; French ka-truh ]
/ ˈkɑ tər; French ˈka trə /
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noun

the four at cards, dice, or the like.

Nearby words

  1. quaternion,
  2. quaternity,
  3. quathlamba,
  4. quatorze,
  5. quatrain,
  6. quatre bras,
  7. quatrefoil,
  8. quattrocento,
  9. quattuordecillion,
  10. quaver

Origin of quatre

Borrowed into English from French around 1540–50

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British Dictionary definitions for quatre

quatre

/ (ˈkætrə, French katrə) /

noun

a playing card with four pips

Word Origin for quatre

French: four

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