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triliteral

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adjective tri·lit·er·al \-ˈli-t(ə-)rəl\

Definition of triliteral

  1. :  consisting of three letters and especially of three consonants <triliteral roots in Semitic languages>

tri·lit·er·al·ism play \-t(ə-)rə-ˌli-zəm\ noun


Origin of triliteral

tri- + Latin littera letter


First Known Use: 1751


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triliteral

noun tri·lit·er·al

Definition of triliteral

  1. :  a root or word that is triliteral



Circa 1828

First Known Use of triliteral

circa 1828

Rhymes with triliteral


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