Tetralogy

Te*tral"o*gy

(?), n. [Gr. ; te`tra- (see Tetra-) + a speech, discourse: cf. F. ttralogie.] (Gr. Drama) A group or series of four dramatic pieces, three tragedies and one satyric, or comic, piece (or sometimes four tragedies), represented consequently on the Attic stage at the Dionysiac festival.
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A group or series of three tragedies, exhibited together without a fourth piese, was called a trilogy.
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Te*tram"e*ra

(?), n. pl. [NL. See Tetramerous.] (Zol.) A division of Coleoptera having, apparently, only four tarsal joints, one joint being rudimentary.
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