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[tur-nee-uh n]
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  1. 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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Related Words for ternion

threesome, triumvirate, trilogy, troika, triad, leash, triple, trinity, trine, triplet, triangle, triplicate, triptych, trey, ternion, trio, triplicity, third, trichotomy, trivium

British Dictionary definitions for ternion


  1. rare a group of three
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Word Origin for ternion

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