triplicity

noun
tri·​plic·​i·​ty | \ tri-ˈpli-sə-tē How to pronounce triplicity (audio) , trī- \
plural triplicities

Definition of triplicity

1 : one of the groups of three signs each distant 120 degrees from the other two into which the signs of the zodiac are divided

called also trigon

2 : the quality or state of being triple or threefold

Examples of triplicity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Because Mercury rules Libra by triplicity rulership (a type of rulership that depends on the element), this is a placement that is able to work with almost anyone on almost anything. Alice Sparkly Kat, Allure, 27 Oct. 2021 There are four triplicities and quadruplicities that further categorize the twelve signs. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, 28 Oct. 2018 There are four triplicities and quadruplicities that further categorize the twelve signs. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, 28 Oct. 2018 There are four triplicities and quadruplicities that further categorize the twelve signs. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, 28 Oct. 2018 There are four triplicities and quadruplicities that further categorize the twelve signs. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, 28 Oct. 2018 There are four triplicities and quadruplicities that further categorize the twelve signs. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, 28 Oct. 2018 There are four triplicities and quadruplicities that further categorize the twelve signs. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, 28 Oct. 2018 There are four triplicities and quadruplicities that further categorize the twelve signs. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, 28 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of triplicity

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for triplicity

Middle English triplicite, from Late Latin triplicitas condition of being threefold, from Latin triplic-, triplex

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“Triplicity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triplicity. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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