Tet"ra*pla\, n.;

Note: etymologically pl., but syntactically sing. [NL., fr. Gr. tetraplo`os, tetraploy^s, fourfold.] A Bible consisting of four different Greek versions arranged in four columns by Origen; hence, any version in four languages or four columns.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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