Quaternate Qua*ter"nate, a. Composed of, or arranged in, sets of four; quaternary; as, quaternate leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • quaternate — adjective consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four quaternate leaves a quaternary compound • Syn: ↑quaternary • Similar to: ↑multiple …   Useful english dictionary

  • quaternate — /kwot euhr nayt , kweuh terr nit/, adj. arranged in or consisting of four parts, as the leaves of certain plants. [1745 55; < L quatern(i) four at a time + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • quaternate — quater·nate …   English syllables

  • Medinilla cummingii — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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