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tribade

[trib-uh d] /ˈtrɪb əd/
noun
1.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < French < Latin tribad- (stem of tribas) < Greek tribás, equivalent to trib-, variant stem of trī́b(ein) to rub + -as (stem -ad-) -ade2
Related forms
tribadic
[trih-bad-ik] /trɪˈbæd ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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tribade

/ˈtrɪbəd/
noun
1.
a lesbian, esp one who practises tribadism
Derived Forms
tribadic (trɪˈbædɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin tribas, from Greek tribein to rub
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