- consisting of three parts, or proceeding by three; ternary.
Origin of trinary
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The word is manifestly a trinary compound from monedo, spirit; min, a grain or berry; and iaw, the verb substantive.
- made up of three parts; ternary
- going in threes
C15: from Late Latin trīnārius of three sorts, from Latin trīnī three each, from trēs three
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