- a list of three names submitted to the pope as recommended to fill a vacant bishopric or benefice.
Origin of terna
Examples from the Web for terna
Historical Examples of terna
And now had come a fateful moment in the history of Roma terna.Theodoric the Goth
It seems like an attempt at overruling the "terna fœdera rerum."
Terna, a kind of tax (not to be confounded with the Tertiae or the Trina Illatio), iii.The Letters of Cassiodorus
Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)