I. noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Latin tri- + unus one — more at one Date: 1605 Trinity 1 II. adjective Date: 1632 three in one: a. of or relating to the Trinity <
the triune God
b. consisting of three parts, members, or aspects

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Triune — Tri une, a. [Pref. tri + L. unus one. See {One}.] Being three in one; an epithet used to express the unity of a trinity of persons in the Godhead. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Triune — /ˈtraɪjun/ (say truyyoohn) noun the → Trinity. {See triune} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Triune — tri·une || traɪjuːn n. Trinity, unity of God in the Father Son and Holy Spirit (Christianity) …   English contemporary dictionary

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