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ternion

[tur-nee-uh n] /ˈtɜr ni ən/
noun
1.
a set or group of three; triad.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin terniōn- (stem of terniō) triad. See tern2, -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for ternion

ternion

/ˈtɜːnɪən/
noun
1.
(rare) a group of three
Word Origin
C16: from Latin terniō triad, from ternī three each; related to ter thrice
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