American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Something that cannot be classified into either of two groups considered exhaustive; an intermediate thing or factor.
- n. A third person or thing of indeterminate character.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Something neither mind nor matter; especially, an idea regarded as not a mere modification of the mind nor a purely external thing in itself.
- Hence Something mediating between essentially opposite things.
GNU Webster's 1913
- A third somewhat; something mediating, or regarded as being, between two diverse or incompatible substances, natures, or positions.
- n. some third thing similar to two opposites but distinct from both
- Latin tertium from tertius, third + quid, thing (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin : Latin tertium, from neuter of tertius, third + quid, something. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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