Definitions for quirinuskwɪˈraɪ nəs, -ˈri-
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Qui•ri•nuskwɪˈraɪ nəs, -ˈri-(n.)
a Roman god of war, identified with the deified Romulus.
In Roman mythology and religion, Quirinus is an early god of the Roman state. In Augustan Rome, Quirinus was also an epithet of Janus, as Janus Quirinus. His name is derived from the word quiris meaning "spear."