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  • n  (Middle Ages) an introductory curriculum at a medieval university involving grammar and logic and rhetoric; considered to be a triple way to eloquence

  • Under this triumvirate Armour students will tackle a trivium: materials, functions, design.
  • President Hutchins also thought that universities in search of "clear and distinct ideas" might do well to revive the medieval schoolmen's trivium of rhetoric, grammar and logic .
  • In simpler times, it was all included in the medieval universities' quadrivium (arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, music) and trivium (grammar, rhetoric, logic).
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