tripos

[trahy-pos]

Origin of tripos

1580–90; pseudo-Hellenization of Latin tripūs tripod
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British Dictionary definitions for tripos

tripos

noun
  1. British the final honours degree examinations in all subjects at Cambridge University

Word Origin for tripos

C16: from Latin tripūs, influenced by Greek noun ending -os
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