[kat-er-foil, ka-truh-] /ˈkæt ərˌfɔɪl, ˈkæ trə-/
a leaf composed of four leaflets.
Architecture. a panellike ornament composed of four lobes, divided by cusps, radiating from a common center.
a leaf composed of four leaflets
(architect) a carved ornament having four foils arranged about a common centre, esp one used in tracery
“flower with four leaves,” early 15c., from Old French quatrefoil, from quatre “four” (see four) + foil “leaf” (see foil (n.)).
- Quatre fromage
adjective pertaining to a dish using four different cheeses; also called quattro formaggi , quattro fromage Word Origin French Usage Note cooking
[kwot-roh] /ˈkwɒt roʊ/ noun, plural cuatros. 1. a small guitar with four or five strings or pairs of strings, used in Latin American and Caribbean music.
noun four Word Origin Italian
[kwah-troh-chen-toh; Italian kwaht-traw-chen-taw] /ˌkwɑ troʊˈtʃɛn toʊ; Italian ˌkwɑt trɔˈtʃɛn tɔ/ noun, (often initial capital letter) 1. the 15th century, used in reference to the Italian art and literature of that time. /ˌkwætrəʊˈtʃɛntəʊ; Italian kwattroˈtʃɛnto/ noun 1. the 15th century, esp in reference to Renaissance Italian art and literature n. “the fifteenth century as a period […]