Etymology
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triumvir (n.)

"one of three men in the same office or of the same authority," mid-15c., from Latin triumvir, from Old Latin phrase trium virum, genitive plural of tres viri "three men," from tres "three" (see three) + viri, plural of vir "man" (from PIE root *wi-ro- "man"). The Latin plural was triumviri.

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Definitions of triumvir

triumvir (n.)
one of a group of three sharing public administration or civil authority especially in ancient Rome;
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