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From Ancient Greek τετραπλᾶ (tetraplâ), neuter plural of τετραπλοῦς (tetraploûs, fourfold), from τετρα- (tetra-, tetra-: four) + -πλοος (-ploos, -fold).

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tetrapla (plural tetraplas)

  1. A text presented in four parallel versions, especially (historical) the version of the Bible presented in such a fashion by Origen.

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