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trīni (terni ), ae, a,
I.num. distr. adj. [tres], three each, three.
II. Transf., threefold, triple, = triplex: “trinis catenis vinctus,Caes. B. G. 1, 53: “subsidia, Auct. B. Alex. 37, 3: soles,Plin. 2, 31, 31, § 99: “lunae,id. ib.: “nomina,Ov. F. 6, 216: “trina bella civilia, plura externa,Tac. H. 1, 2: “miles Vitellianus trinis et ipse praesidiis occurrit,id. ib. 3, 82: “capita (Cerberi),Sen. Herc. Fur. 783.—
B. Sing.: trīnus , a, um, adj., three, triple, three each: “cantus trino conficitur versu,Plin. 10, 35, 52, § 106: “trino relicto praesidio, Auct. B. Afr. 80, 2: forum,Stat. S. 4, 9, 15: “genus interdictorum,Aus. Idyll. 11, 63; 11, 66.—
2. Mostly in phrase, trinum nundinum, the time of three nundinae or market-days; v. nundinus, III.—By the lex Caecilia et Didia, B. C. 98, that a promulgatio trinum nundinum, or a putting up in public for at least seventeen days, should be made of any proposed law before taking a vote on it, Cic. Dom. 16, 41; id. Phil. 5, 3, 8.
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