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 for quadruplet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadruplet \Quad"ru*plet\, n. [From Quadruple.]
     1. A collection or combination of four of a kind.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. pl. Four children born in the same labor.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     3. A cycle for carrying four riders, so arranged that all the
        riders can assist in the propulsion.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one [syn:
           four, 4, IV, tetrad, quatern, quaternion,
           quaternary, quaternity, quartet, quadruplet,
           foursome, Little Joe]
      2: one of four children born at the same time from the same
         pregnancy [syn: quadruplet, quad]
      3: a set of four similar things considered as a unit [syn:
         quartet, quartette, quadruplet, quadruple]

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