Definitions for quotidiankwoʊˈtɪd i ən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
quo•tid•i•ankwoʊˈtɪd i ən(adj.)
a quotidian report.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(n.)something recurring daily.
a quotidian fever or ague.
Origin of quotidian:
1300–50; ME cotidien (< OF) < L quotīdiānus, cottīdiānus daily =cottīdi(ē) every day (adv.) (*quot(t)ī a locative form akin to quot however many occur, every +diē, abl. of diēs day; cf. meridian ) +-ānus -an1
everyday, mundane, quotidian, routine, unremarkable, workaday(adj)
found in the ordinary course of events
"a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
A fever which recurs every day; quotidian malaria.
A daily allowance formerly paid to certain members of the clergy.
Commonplace or mundane things regarded as a class.
Recurring every twenty-four hours or (more generally) daily (of symptoms etc.).
Happening every day; daily.
Having the characteristics of something which can be seen, experienced etc. every day or very commonly; commonplace, ordinary; trivial, mundane.
Origin: From cotidian, cotidien, cotidian, cotidien, and their source, cottidianus, quotidianus, from adverb cottidie, quotidie, from an unattested adjective derived from quot + locative form of dies.
occurring or returning daily; as, a quotidian fever
anything returning daily; especially (Med.), an intermittent fever or ague which returns every day