noun, plural tri·um·virs, tri·um·vi·ri [trahy-uhm-vuh-rahy] /traɪˈʌm vəˌraɪ/.
- triumphal arch,
Origin of triumvir
Examples from the Web for triumvir
Crassus, the famous financier, triumvir with Caesar and Pompey.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura|Lucius Apuleius
He could not remember the name of the third triumvir, and it troubled him greatly.E.P. Roe: Reminiscences of his Life|Mary A. Roe
Mazzini was made a Triumvir, and henceforth became little less than dictator.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
He also received a grant of land at Potentia or Pisaurum from Fulvius, who was then triumvir coloniae deducendae.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton
The populace, however, inserted the name of Radetsky in place of the triumvir, and now sing the song with impunity.
noun plural -virs or -viri (-vɪˌriː)
Word Origin for triumvir
"one of three men in the same office or of the same authority," 1570s, from Latin triumvir, from Old Latin phrase trium virum, genitive plural of tres viri "three men," from tres "three" (see three) + viri, plural of vir "man" (see virile).