trilateral etymology

English word trilateral comes from English tri-, English lateral

Detailed word origin of trilateral

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
lateral English (eng) (American football) To execute a lateral pass.. To move (oneself or something) in a lateral direction. (American football) A lateral pass.. (business) An employee hired for a position at the same organizational level or salary as their previous position.. (linguistics) A sound produced through lateral pronunciation (such as /l/ in lateral).. An object, such as a passage or a protrusion, that [...]
trilateral English (eng) Having three sides.

Words with the same origin as trilateral

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong
Descendants of lateral
latero-