Definition of quadrivoltine in English:

quadrivoltine

(also quadrivoltin)

adjective

  • Of a silkworm moth: producing four broods or generations in a year. Now rare.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From quadri- + -voltine.

Pronunciation

quadrivoltine

/ˌkwɒdrɪˈvɒltiːn//ˌkwɒdrɪˈvɒltɪn/