from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The formation situated between the Permian and Lias, and so named by the Germans, because consisting of three series of strata, which are called in German the Bunter sandstein, Muschelkalk, and Keuper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, same as triad, 3.
- n. [capitalized] In geology, same as Triassic.
- n. [capitalized] In German history, a name sometimes given to the old German empire, reckoned as consisting of three coördinate parts—Austria, Prussia, and the group of smaller states.
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