tricorne

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tri·corn

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

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

tri•corne

or tri•corn

(ˈtraɪ kɔrn)
n.
a three-cornered cocked hat.
[< French < Latin tricornis; see tricorn]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in classic literature ?
A tricorn trimmed with gold lace was set at a rakish angle over a wig of white curls that dropped down to his waist.
Chelsea Pensioners: Tricorns survive today as part of the traditional dress of the Chelsea Pensioners.
Seiki Systems, which supplies manufacturing execution software, has linked with Tricorn Systems which produces job processing software with integrated quality assurance, workshop planning and time and attendance modules.