terç

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tertius (third), from trēs (three), from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

terç m (plural terços)

  1. third (one of three equal parts of a whole)
    Un terç dels votants s'abstingué.
    One third of the voters abstained.
  2. (Roman Catholicism) prayer beads used to pray the rosary
  3. (historical, military) tercio (a type of military formation used in the early modern age)

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