triadism

noun
tri·ad·ism | \ˈtrīəˌdizəm, -īˌaˌd-\
plural -s

Definition of triadism 

1 : state of being a triad : consisting of triads : threefold division or constitution the acceptance of triadism as the natural tonalityETC.

2 : a system based on a triad

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