triblet

noun

trib·​let
ˈtriblə̇t
variants or treblet
ˈtreb-
plural -s
: any of various mandrels used in making rings or nuts or in drawing tubes

Word History

Etymology

French triboulet, probably from Middle French tribouler, triboler to press, oppress, trouble, afflict (from Late Latin tribulare to oppress, afflict) + -et

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“Triblet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triblet. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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