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ternion

[ tur-nee-uhn ]
/ ˈtɜr ni ən /
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noun

a set or group of three; triad.

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Origin of ternion

1580–90; <Latin terniōn- (stem of terniō) triad. See tern2, -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for ternion

ternion
/ (ˈtɜːnɪən) /

noun

rare a group of three

Word Origin for ternion

C16: from Latin terniō triad, from ternī three each; related to ter thrice
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