From Latin quaere, second-person singular present active imperative of quaerō (“seek, look for; ask”).
quaere (third-person singular simple present quaeres, present participle quaering, simple past and past participle quaered)
- (archaic) To ask or query; used imperatively to introduce a question or signify doubt.
quaere (plural quaeres)
- (archaic) A question or query.