Definitions for quatrefoilˈkæt ərˌfɔɪl, ˈkæ trə-

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  1. quatrefoil(Noun)

    a symmetrical shape which forms the overall outline of four partially-overlapping circles of the same diameter.

  2. quatrefoil(Noun)

    A stylized flower or leaf with four lobes.

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  1. Quatrefoil(noun)

    same as Quarterfoil

  2. Origin: [F. quatre feuilles.]

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  1. Quatrefoil

    In art, architecture and traditional Christian symbolism, the quatrefoil is a type of decorative framework consisting of a symmetrical shape which forms the overall outline of four partially overlapping circles of the same diameter. The word quatrefoil means "four leaves", from Latin quattuor, four, plus folium, a leaf.) and applies to general four-lobed shapes in various contexts.

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