triumvir [trahy-uhm-ver] /traɪˈʌm vər/ Show IPA
, pluraltriumvirs, triumviri [-vuh-rahy] /-vəˌraɪ/ Show IPA
Roman History. one of three officers or magistrates mutually exercising the same public function.
one of three persons associated in any office or position of authority.
1570–80; < Latin: literally, one man of three, back formation from trium virōrum of three men