\\kwäˈdrəmvə(r)\ noun (-s)
Etymology: back-formation from quadrumvirate
: a member of a quadrumvirate

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/kwo drum"veuhr/, n.
a member of a quadrumvirate.
[1780-90; back formation from QUADRUMVIRATE, by analogy with TRIUMVIR]

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quadrumvir /kwod-rumˈvər/ noun
(L vir a man) a member of a quadrumˈvirate, a group of four men acting together in some capacity
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