[ trahy-nuh-ree ]
/ ˈtraɪ nə ri /
consisting of three parts, or proceeding by three; ternary.
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Example sentences from the Web for trinary
The word is manifestly a trinary compound from monedo, spirit; min, a grain or berry; and iaw, the verb substantive.
British Dictionary definitions for trinary
/ (ˈtraɪnərɪ) /
made up of three parts; ternary
going in threes
Word Origin for trinary
C15: from Late Latin trīnārius of three sorts, from Latin trīnī three each, from trēs three
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