Definition of Quadi in English:

Quadi

Pronunciation /ˈkweɪdi/ /ˈkwɑːdi/

noun

  • With plural agreement. An ancient Germanic people of the Suevian group who were inhabiting Moravia by the beginning of the 1st century a.d.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From classical Latin Quādī (plural), the name of an ancient Germanic people of the Suevian group who were inhabiting Moravia by the beginning of the 1st century a.d. Compare Hellenistic Greek Κούαδοι, plural.