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Tripe vs. Trite

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Tripenoun

The lining of the large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.

Triteadjective

Often in reference to a word or phrase: used so many times that it is commonplace, or no longer interesting or effective; worn out, hackneyed.

Tripenoun

The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly.

Triteadjective

(legal) So well established as to be beyond debate: trite law.

Tripenoun

Something disparaged as valueless, especially written works and popular entertainment (movies, television).

Tritenoun

A denomination of coinage in ancient Greece equivalent to one third of a stater.

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Tripenoun

An edible lichen, especially rock tripe.

Tritenoun

Trite, a genus of spiders, found in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania, of the family Salticidae.

Tripeinterjection

(pejorative) That (what has just been said) is untrue.

Triteadjective

Worn out; common; used until so common as to have lost novelty and interest; hackneyed; stale; as, a trite remark; a trite subject.

Tripenoun

The large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.

‘How say you to a fat tripe finely broiled ?’;

Triteadjective

repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse;

‘bromidic sermons’; ‘his remarks were trite and commonplace’; ‘hackneyed phrases’; ‘a stock answer’; ‘repeating threadbare jokes’; ‘parroting some timeworn axiom’; ‘the trite metaphor `hard as nails'’;

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Tripenoun

The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; - generally used in the plural.

Triteadjective

(of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse

‘this point may now seem obvious and trite’;

Tripenoun

lining of the stomach of a ruminant (especially a bovine) used as food

Trite

Trite is a genus of jumping spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1885. Most of the 18 described species occur in Australia and New Zealand, with several spread over islands of Oceania, one species even reaching Rapa in French Polynesia.

Tripenoun

nonsensical talk or writing

Tripe

Tripe is a type of edible lining from the stomachs of various farm animals. Most tripe is from cattle, pigs and sheep.

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