Definition of tricameral in English:

tricameral

adjective

  • (of a legislative body) having three chambers.

    ‘the tricameral parliamentary system’
    • ‘The ANC condemned PW Botha's tricameral constitution and refused to work with it.’
    • ‘The Tricameral Parliament can trace its origin back to 1980.’
    • ‘The Theron commission laid the groundwork for the formation of the tricameral parliament.’

Origin

Late 19th century from tri-‘three’ + Latin camera ‘chamber’ + -al.

Pronunciation

tricameral

/trʌɪˈkam(ə)r(ə)l/