Definition of quadriform in US English:

quadriform

adjective

  • Having four forms, parts, or aspects.

adjective

  • Square in shape; having four equal sides.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Henry More (1614–1687), philosopher, poet, and theologian. From classical Latin quadriformis compounded of four figures, in post-classical Latin also having four forms from quadri- + -formis<br>late 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin quadra square + -iform.

Pronunciation

quadriform

/ˈkwɒdrɪfɔːm/