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tri·skel·i·on

 (trī-skĕl′ē-ən, trĭ-) also tri·skele (trī′skēl′, trĭs′kēl′)
n. pl. tri·skel·i·a (-skĕl′ē-ə) also tri·skeles
A figure consisting of three curved lines or branches, or three stylized human arms or legs, radiating from a common center.

[New Latin, from Greek triskelēs, three-legged : tri-, tri- + skelos, leg.]
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Noun1.triskele - a figure consisting of three stylized human arms or legs (or three bent lines) radiating from a center
pattern, design, figure - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
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In this exhibit of works, which opened on March 3, the woman is seen through the lens of the ancient symbol, the triskele, and is depicted in three phases: the maiden, the mother and the sage.
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The two nodes under study provided as flush triskeles.