from The Century Dictionary.

  • Fourfold; especially, pertaining to the corpora quadrigemina.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Fourfold; having four similar parts, or two pairs of similar parts.
  • adjective (Anat.) two pairs of lobes, or elevations, on the dorsal side of the midbrain of most mammals; the optic lobes. The anterior pair are called the nates, and the posterior the testes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having four parts, or two pairs


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