triumvir

noun tri·um·vir \ trī-ˈəm-vər \

Definition of triumvir

plural triumvirs also triumviri play \-və-ˌrī, -ˌrē\
: one of a commission or ruling body of three

Origin and Etymology of triumvir

Middle English, from Latin, back-formation from triumviri, plural, commission of three men, from trium virum of three men


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