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

  Quaternity \Qua*ter"ni*ty\, n. [LL. quaternitas, fr. L. quaterni
     four each: cf. F. quaternit['e].]
     1. The number four. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The union of four in one, as of four persons; -- analogous
        to the theological term trinity.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  quaternity
      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]

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