triform

adjective
tri·​form | \ ˈtrī-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce triform (audio) \

Definition of triform

: having a triple form or nature

First Known Use of triform

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for triform

Middle English triforme, from Latin triformis, from tri- + forma form

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“Triform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triform. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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