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ménage à trois

[mey-nahzh ah trwah; French mey-nazh a trwah] /meɪˈnɑʒ ɑ ˈtrwɑ; French meɪ naʒ a ˈtrwɑ/
noun
1.
a domestic arrangement in which three people having sexual relations occupy the same household.
Origin
< French: household of three
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British Dictionary definitions for menage a troises

ménage à trois

/menaʒ a trwɑ/
noun (pl) ménages à trois (menaʒ a trwɑ)
1.
a sexual arrangement involving a married couple and the lover of one of them
Word Origin
literally: household of three
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Word Origin and History for menage a troises

menage a trois

n.

1891, see menage.

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