Definition of Quadi in US English:

Quadi

noun

  • Treated as plural. An ancient Germanic people of the Suevian group who were inhabiting Moravia by the beginning of the 1st cent. a.d.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From classical Latin Quādī (plural), the name of an ancient Germanic people of the Suevian group who were inhabiting Moravia by the beginning of the 1st cent. a.d. Compare Hellenistic Greek Κούαδοι, plural.