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Trivium

trivium
1. The three liberal arts, grammar, logic, and rhetoric; being a triple way, as it were, to eloquence.
The trivium and quadrivium together made up the seven liberal arts. See Quadrivium.
2. (Science: zoology) The three anterior ambulacra of echinoderms, collectively.
Origin: LL. See Trivial.


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