[ trahy-yoon ]
/ ˈtraɪ yun /


three in one; constituting a trinity in unity, as the Godhead.


(initial capital letter) the Trinity.


This Word Of The Day Quiz Is Far From Thersitical
Have you mastered the meaning of phronesis? How about plethoric? Take the quiz on the words from the week of February 17 to 23 to find out.
Question 1 of 7

Origin of triune

1595–1605; tri- + -une < Latin ūnus one Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for triune

British Dictionary definitions for triune

/ (ˈtraɪjuːn) /


constituting three in one, esp the three persons in one God of the Trinity


a group of three
(often capital) another word for Trinity

Derived forms of triune

triunity, noun

Word Origin for triune

C17: tri- + -une, from Latin ūnus one
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012