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 for menage a trois
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  m'enage a trois \m['e]`nage [`a]` trois"\ (m[asl]`n[.a]zh" [.a]
     trw[.a]), n. [F., household for three]
     1. A relationship involving three people, especially one in
        which three people live together and have sexual
        relations, such as a married couple and a lover of one of
        the pair.
        [PJC]
  
     2. A single sexual encounter in which three people
        participate.
        [PJC]
  
     3. [figurative] An unlikely situation in which a group of
        three people not normally associated with each other
        participate in an activity together.
        [PJC]
  
              For the first time in World Championships history,
              two racers shared the first-place gold medal. Maier
              and Kjus arm-in-arm on the podium, with Austrian
              Hans Knauss just .01 seconds back from making it a
              menage-a-trois.
                                                    --Andrew Hood,
                                                    in
  
                                                    (http://classic.mountainzone.com/ski/worldcup/99/worldchamps/superg-m.html)
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  menage a trois
      n 1: household for three; an arrangement where a married couple
           and a lover of one of them live together while sharing
           sexual relations

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