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triumvir

[ trahy-uhm-ver ]
/ tra瑟藞蕦m v蓹r /
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noun, plural tri路um路virs, tri路um路vi路ri [trahy-uhm-vuh-rahy]. /tra瑟藞蕦m v蓹藢ra瑟/.
Roman History. one of three officers or magistrates mutually exercising the same public function.
one of three persons associated in any office or position of authority.
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Origin of triumvir

1570鈥80; <Latin: literally, one man of three, back formation from trium vir艒rum of three men

OTHER WORDS FROM triumvir

tri路um路vi路ral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for triumvir

triumvir
/ (tra瑟藞蕦mv蓹) /

noun plural -virs or -viri (-v瑟藢ri藧)
(esp in ancient Rome) a member of a triumvirate

Derived forms of triumvir

triumviral, adjective

Word Origin for triumvir

C16: from Latin: one of three administrators, from triumvir艒rum of three men, from tr膿s three + vir man
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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