adjective trip·ter·al \ˈtriptərəl\

Definition of tripteral

  1. :  having three rows of columns the later temple … tripteral at the ends — D. S. Robertson — compare dipteral

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Origin and Etymology of tripteral

Greek tripteros having three wings (from tri- three + -pteros -pterous) + English -al

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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