triliteral

[trahy-lit-er-uhl]
adjective
1.
using or consisting of three letters.
2.
(of Semitic roots) consisting of three consonants.
noun
3.
a triliteral word or root.

Origin:
1745–55; tri- + literal

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triliteral (traɪˈlɪtərəl)
 
adj
1.  having three letters
2.  (of a word root in Semitic languages) consisting of three consonants
 
n
3.  a word root of three consonants

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