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also tri·corne  (trī′kôrn′)
A hat having the brim turned up on three sides.
Having three corners, horns, or projections.

[French tricorne, from Latin tricornis, three-horned : tri-, tri- + cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]


or tri•corn

(ˈtraɪ kɔrn)
a three-cornered cocked hat.
[< French < Latin tricornis; see tricorn]
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Noun1.tricorne - cocked hat with the brim turned up to form three pointstricorne - cocked hat with the brim turned up to form three points
cocked hat - hat with opposing brims turned up and caught together to form points
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By season's end, Angelini had raised the curtain on six works new to Tulsa: Heinz Poll's lighthearted Eight by Benny Goodman, Robert North's Death and the Maiden, Massine's Le Tricorne, Balanchine's Four Temperaments, Franklin's Pas de Deux from Sylvia, and Ronald Hynd's full-length Rosalinda.
NEW YORK -- Created in 1919, Picasso's Le Tricorne was painted as a drop curtain for Diaghilev's ballet by the same name.
Le Tricorne, which means "Three Cornered Hat," is displayed in the landmark Seagram Building at 375 Park Avenue and is available for public viewing.