triannual

[ trahy-an-yoo-uh l ]
/ traɪˈæn yu əl /

adjective

done, occurring, issued, etc., three times a year.

noun

a triannual publication, contest, etc.

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earnest

Origin of triannual

First recorded in 1630–40; tri- + annual

OTHER WORDS FROM triannual

tri·an·nu·al·ly, adverb
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