triumvir


tri·um·vir

noun \trī-ˈəm-vər\
plural tri·um·virs also tri·um·vi·ri\-və-ˌrī, -ˌrē\

Definition of TRIUMVIR

:  one of a commission or ruling body of three

Origin of TRIUMVIR

Middle English, from Latin, back-formation from triumviri, plural, commission of three men, from trium virum of three men
First Known Use: 15th century

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