/truy"euh lawg', -log'/, n.
a discussion or conversation in which three persons or groups participate.
[1525-35; TRI- + (DI)ALOGUE, mistaken as a formation with DI-1]

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  • Trialogue — Tri a*logue, n. [LL. trialogus; tri (see {Tri }) + logus as, in L. dialogus, E. dialogue.] A discourse or colloquy by three persons. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trialogue — [trī′ə lôg΄, trī′əläg΄] n. [< TRI + LOGUE] an interchange and discussion of ideas among three groups having different origins, philosophies, principles, etc …   English World dictionary

  • trialogue — (TRY.uh.log) n. A conversation or discussion between three people or groups. Also: tri alogue or trialog. Example Citation: scholar and one of the world s leading authorities on the Middle East, Bernard Lewis, has a delightful way of being self… …   New words

  • trialogue — noun Etymology: tri + alogue (as in dialogue) Date: 1532 a scene, discourse, or colloquy in which three persons share …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trialogue — (tri a lo gh ) s. m. Titre d un ouvrage de Jean Wiclef, qui après lui souleva la Bohême. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Mot fait sur le modèle de dialogue, et doublement mal fait ; car tria ne veut pas dire trois, et dans dialogue dia ne veut pas dire deux, mais… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • trialogue — noun a dialogue between three people. Origin C16: formed irregularly from tri + dialogue (the prefix di misinterpreted as two ) …   English new terms dictionary

  • trialogue — tri·a·logue …   English syllables

  • trialogue — tri•a•logue [[t]ˈtraɪ əˌlɔg, ˌlɒg[/t]] n. cvb a discussion in which three persons or groups participate • Etymology: 1525–35; tri + (di ) alogue …   From formal English to slang

  • trialogue —  n.m. Conversation à trois …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • trialogue — ˈtrīəˌlȯg also läg noun ( s) Etymology: tri + alogue (as in dialogue) : a scene, discourse, or colloquy in which three persons share …   Useful english dictionary

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