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EtymologyEdit

Middle English back-formation from triumvirate.

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NounEdit

triumvir (plural triumviri or triumvirs)

  1. One member of a triumvirate

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From trium (of three) + vir (man).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

triumvir m (genitive triumvirī); second declension

  1. triumvir, whether (formally) a member of an official three-man commission or (informal) a member of a three-man junta or other group.

InflectionEdit

Second declension, nominative singular in -r.

Case Singular Plural
nominative triumvir triumvirī
genitive triumvirī triumvirōrum
dative triumvirō triumvirīs
accusative triumvirum triumvirōs
ablative triumvirō triumvirīs
vocative triumvir1 triumvirī

1May also be triumvire.

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