ter-


a combining form meaning “thrice,” used in the formation of compound words: tercentennial.

Origin of ter-

< Latin, combining form of ter; akin to trēs three
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British Dictionary definitions for ter-

ter-


combining form

three, third, or three timestercentenary

Word Origin for ter-

from Latin ter thrice; related to trēs three
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