Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of trivium.
  • noun The typical genus of the family Triviidæ, containing a number of small species of various parts of the world, among those known as sea-beans. See sea-bean, 2. See also cut under Triviidæ.

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

  • noun insignificant trifles of little importance, especially items of unimportant information
  • noun A quiz game that involves obscure facts.
  • noun Plural form of trivium.

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  • noun something of small importance

Etymologies

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From Latin trivia, plural form of trivium ("a place where three roads meet"). Compare trivial.

Examples

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  • trivia which of three roads literally. hopefully the real camino real

    December 29, 2006