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Definition of tern:

  1. Any one of numerous species of long- winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to Sterna and various allied genera.
  2. That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together; especially, a prize in a lottery resulting from the favorable combination of three numbers in the drawing; also, the three numbers themselves.
  3. Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate.


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