triplex

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1tri·plex

noun \ˈtri-ˌpleks, ˈtrī-\

: a building that is divided into three separate homes

Full Definition of TRIPLEX

:  something (as an apartment) that is triplex

First Known Use of TRIPLEX

1571

2triplex

adjective

Definition of TRIPLEX

1
:  threefold, triple <triplex windows>
2
:  having three apartments, floors, or sections <triplex buildings> <triplex apartments> <a triplex theater>

Examples of TRIPLEX

  1. <a triplex house that features a separate apartment on each floor>

Origin of TRIPLEX

Latin, from tri- + -plex -fold — more at -fold
First Known Use: 1655

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