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[kwod-ruh-lat-er-uh l] /ˌkwɒd rəˈlæt ər əl/

having four sides.
a plane figure having four sides and four angles.
something of this form.

the space enclosed between and defended by four fortresses.
having or formed by four sides
Also called tetragon. a polygon having four sides. A complete quadrilateral consists of four lines and their six points of intersection

“four-sided,” 1640s, with -al (1) + Latin quadrilaterus, from quadri- “four” (see quadri-) + latus (genitive lateris) “side” (see oblate (n.)). As an adjective from 1650s. Related: Quadrilaterally.
A polygon that has four sides, such as a rectangle or rhombus.


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