The definition of three is two plus one more.(adjective)
An example of three is a couple and one of their friends; three friends.
Three is the number between two and four, or a group of two plus one more people or things.(noun)
See three in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE threo, thrie, akin to Ger drei < IE base *trei- > L tres, Gr treis, Sans tri
See three in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English thrī; see trei- in Indo-European roots.
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