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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four.

Usage examples (14)
  • quaternate leaves
  • More than 1,000 were quaternate or quinate, the ternate leaves being still in the majority.
  • Nearly all the individuals produced at least some quaternate leaves, and thereby showed the variety to be quite pure.
  • I have often seen isolated plants with quaternate leaves, but only rarely have I observed individuals with more than one such leaf. for more
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