triduum


trid·u·um

noun \ˈtri-jə-wəm, ˈtri-dyə-\

Definition of TRIDUUM

:  a period of three days of prayer usually preceding a Roman Catholic feast

Origin of TRIDUUM

Latin, space of three days, from tri- + -duum (akin to dies day) — more at deity
First Known Use: 1873

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: tridymite
Previous Word in the Dictionary: triduo
All Words Near: triduum

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up triduum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More