Sunday, January 11, 2009

Word of the Day- ternion

Who knew there were so many ways to say "group of three"? This wordmap has a few eye-openers, including ternion itself. The word is used mainly in mathematics and shares the consonants t and r that are found in that order in many words for "three" -- in English and other Indo-European languages.

via The Visual Thesaurus

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