**Quotidian**

(Quo*tid"i*an) *a.* [OE. *cotidian*, L. *quotidianus*, fr. *quotidie* daily; *quotus* how many + *dies*
day: cf. OF. *cotidien*, F. *quotidien*. See Quota, Deity.] Occurring or returning daily; as, a *quotidian*
fever.

**Quotidian**

(Quo*tid"i*an) *n.* Anything returning daily; especially *(Med.)*, an intermittent fever or ague
which returns every day. *Milton.*

**Quotient**

(Quo"tient) *n.* [F., fr. L. *quoties* how often, how many times, fr. *quot* how many. See Quota.]

**1.** *(Arith.)* The number resulting from the division of one number by another, and showing how often a
less number is contained in a greater; thus, the *quotient* of twelve divided by four is three.

**2.** *(Higher Alg.)* The result of any process inverse to multiplication. See the Note under Multiplication.

**Quotiety**

(Quo*ti"e*ty) *n.* [L. *quotus* of what number, *quot* how many.] *(Scholastic Philos.)* The relation
of an object to number. *Krauth-Fleming.*

**Quotum**

(Quo"tum) *n.* [NL., fr. L. *quotus* of what number. See Quota.] Part or proportion; quota. [R.]
"A very small *quotum*." *Max Müller.*

**Quo warranto**

(||Quo` war*ran"to) (kwo` wor*ran"to). [So called from the Law L. words *quo warranto* in
the original Latin form of the writ. See Which, and Warrant.] *(Law)* A writ brought before a proper
tribunal, to inquire by what warrant a person or a corporation acts, or exercises certain powers. *Blackstone.*

An information in the nature of a *quo warranto* is now common as a substitute for the writ. *Wharton.*

**Quran**

(Qu*ran") *n.* See Koran.

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