/truyn/, adj.
1. threefold; triple.
2. Astrol. of or pertaining to the trigon aspect of two planets distant from each other 120°, or the third part of the zodiac.
3. a set or group of three; triad.
4. (cap.) the Trinity.
5. Astrol. a trine aspect of two planets, indicative of ease and accomplishment.
[1350-1400; ME: threefold ( < OF trin(e)) < L trinus, sing. of trini by threes (see TRINARY)]

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