[tur-sen-ten-uh-ree, tur-sen-tn-er-ee; especially British tur-sen-tee-nuh-ree] /ˌtɜr sɛnˈtɛn ə ri, tɜrˈsɛn tnˌɛr i; especially British ˌtɜr sɛnˈti nə ri/
adjective, noun, plural tercentenaries.
[trahy-sen-ten-ee-uh l] /ˌtraɪ sɛnˈtɛn i əl/
pertaining to 300 years or a period of 300 years.
marking the completion of such a period:
a tricentennial celebration.
a 300th anniversary or its celebration.
of or relating to a period of 300 years
of or relating to a 300th anniversary or its celebration
noun (pl) -tenaries, -tennials
an anniversary of 300 years or its celebration
noun 1. Prosody. a group of three lines rhyming together or connected by rhyme with the adjacent group or groups of three lines. 2. Music. triplet (def 5). noun 1. a group of three lines of verse that rhyme together or are connected by rhyme with adjacent groups of three lines
noun a fear of the number 13 Word Origin ter- ‘three’ + deka- ‘ten’
noun, Pharmacology. 1. a mixture of terpenes that occurs as a colorless liquid, used in medicine chiefly as an expectorant. noun 1. a mixture of hydrocarbons prepared from oil of turpentine and sulphuric acid, used to make paints and varnishes and medicinally as an expectorant and antiseptic
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from terebic acid.