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 for Minor third
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Third \Third\, n.
     1. The quotient of a unit divided by three; one of three
        equal parts into which anything is divided.
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     2. The sixtieth part of a second of time.
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     3. (Mus.) The third tone of the scale; the mediant.
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     4. pl. (Law) The third part of the estate of a deceased
        husband, which, by some local laws, the widow is entitled
        to enjoy during her life.
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     Major third (Mus.), an interval of two tones.
     Minor third (Mus.), an interval of a tone and a half.
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