Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A conversation or discussion in which three people or groups participate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Discourse by three speakers; a colloquy of three persons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A discourse or colloquy by three persons.

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  • noun A discourse or colloquy by three people.

Etymologies

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

[tri– + (di)alogue.]

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Latin trialogus; tri- + -logus, as in Latin dialogus, English dialogue.

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  • A conversation or discussion in which three people or groups participate.

    September 22, 2009