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quartumvirate

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EtymologyEdit

From quartus (fourth) + the latter part of triumvirate, possibly originally as a variant of quatrumvirate, itself a variant of quadrumvirate.

NounEdit

quartumvirate (plural quartumvirates)

  1. Alternative form of quattuorvirate: rule by four people.

ReferencesEdit

  • "quartumvirate, n.", in the Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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