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ter-

1.
a combining form meaning “thrice,” used in the formation of compound words:
tercentennial.
Origin
< Latin, combining form of ter; akin to trēs three
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ter-

combining form
1.
three, third, or three times tercentenary
Word Origin
from Latin ter thrice; related to trēsthree
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