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Related / Similar Words: four, 4, IV, tetrad, quatern, quaternion, quaternity, quartet, quadruplet, foursome, Little Joe, Quaternary, Quaternary period, Age of Man, fourth, 4th, quaternate

 

Definition:
  • the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one;
  • last 2 million years;
  • coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude; "the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present";
  • consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four; "quaternate leaves"; "a quaternary compound";

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    Part Meronyms: Cenozoic, Cenozoic era, Age of Mammals

     

     
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