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

  • adjective Being three in one. Used especially of the Christian Trinity.
  • noun A trinity.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Three in one.

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

  • adjective Being three in one; -- an epithet used to express the unity of a trinity of persons in the Godhead.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Threefold, having three components that are both separate and united; said especially of the Trinity of Christian doctrine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective being three in one; used especially of the Christian Trinity

Etymologies

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

[tri– + Latin ūnus, one; see oi-no- in Indo-European roots.]

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From tri- + Latin unus ("one").

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