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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