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noun (triads)
  1. A grouping of three
  2. A chord in music consisting of a root tone, the tone two degrees higher, and the tone four degrees higher in a given scale.
Translations: 
  • German: Dreiklang (2)
Etymology: (rfc-level, Etymology not at level 3)Coined by the British authorities in Hong Kong, referring to the triangular shape of the Chinese character for "secret society".


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