Definition of ter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 terrace
2 territory

Definition of ter- (Entry 2 of 2)

: three times : threefold : three tercentenary

History and Etymology for ter

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Latin, from ter; akin to Greek & Sanskrit tris three times, Latin tres three — more at three

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“Ter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ter. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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