quadrivalve

Quadrivalve

Quad"ri*valve\, a. [Quadri- + valve: cf. F. quadrivalve.] (Bot.) Dehiscent into four similar parts; four-valved; as, a quadrivalve pericarp.
Webster's Revised

Quadrivalve

Quad"ri*valve\, n. (Arch.) A door, shutter, or the like, having four folds.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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