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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Consisting of three parts or proceeding by threes; ternary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative form of ternary.
  • n. a trinary star

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of three parts, or proceeding by threes; ternary.

Etymologies

Late Latin trīnārius, from Latin trīnus, trine; see trine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See tri-, binary. (Wiktionary)

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