Dictionary.com

triens

[ trahy-enz ]
/ ˈtraɪ ɛnz /
Save This Word!

noun, plural tri·en·tes [trahy-en-teez]. /traɪˈɛn tiz/.
a copper coin of ancient Rome, issued during the Republic, a third part of an as.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of triens

First recorded in 1595–1605, triens is from the Latin word triēns third part
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use triens in a sentence

FEEDBACK