triumvir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English back-formation from triumvirate.

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Noun[edit]

triumvir (plural triumviri or triumvirs)

  1. One member of a triumvirate

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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.

Inflection[edit]

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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