terço

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

terço m (plural terços)

  1. third (one of three equal parts of a whole)
  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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Adjective[edit]

terço m ‎(feminine singular terça, masculine plural terços, feminine plural terças, not comparable)

  1. which is one third (1/3) of something

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:terço.

Numeral[edit]

terço m ‎(feminine terça, masculine plural terços, feminine plural terças)

  1. (archaic) third

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:terço.

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