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quadrans

[kwod-ranz] /ˈkwɒd rænz/
noun, plural quadrantes
[kwo-dran-teez] /kwɒˈdræn tiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a bronze coin of ancient Rome, the fourth part of an as.
Origin
< Latin quadrāns literally, fourth part
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