Definitions of tertiary
a. - Being of the third formation, order, or rank; third; as, a tertiary use of a word. 2
a. - Possessing some quality in the third degree; having been subjected to the substitution of three atoms or radicals; as, a tertiary alcohol, amine, or salt. Cf. Primary, and Secondary. 2
a. - Later than, or subsequent to, the Secondary. 2
a. - Growing on the innermost joint of a bird's wing; tertial; -- said of quills. 2
n. - A member of the Third Order in any monastic system; as, the Franciscan tertiaries; the Dominican tertiaries; the Carmelite tertiaries. See Third Order, under Third. 2
n. - The Tertiary era, period, or formation. 2
n. - One of the quill feathers which are borne upon the basal joint of the wing of a bird. See Illust. of Bird. 2
The word "tertiary" uses 8 letters: A E I R R T T Y.
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