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Origin of triple

1325–75; Middle English (noun and v.) < Latin triplus (adj.), equivalent to tri- tri- + (du)plus duple
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British Dictionary definitions for triple

triple
/ (ˈtrɪpəl) /

adjective

consisting of three parts; threefold
(of musical time or rhythm) having three beats in each bar
three times as great or as much

noun

a threefold amount
a group of three

verb

to increase or become increased threefold; treble

Derived forms of triple

triply, adverb

Word Origin for triple

C16: from Latin triplus
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