how to pronounce tern


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tern is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of tern


  1. Any of various sea birds of the family Sternidae that are similar to gulls but are smaller and have a forked tail.
  2. A lottery prize resulting from the favourable combination of three numbers in the draw.
  3. That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together.


  1. Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate.

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