triskelion

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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.]

triskelion

(trɪˈskɛlɪˌɒn; -ən) or

triskele

n, pl triskelia (trɪˈskɛlɪə) or triskeles
(Art Terms) a symbol consisting of three bent limbs or lines radiating from a centre
[C19: from Greek triskelēs three-legged, from tri- + skelos leg]

tris•kel•i•on

(trɪˈskɛl iˌɒn, -ən, traɪ-)

also tris•kele

(ˈtrɪs kil, ˈtraɪ skil)

n., pl. tris•kel•i•a (trɪˈskɛl i ə, traɪ-) also tris•keles.
a symbolic figure consisting of three legs, arms, or branches radiating from a common center.
[1855–60; < Greek triskel(ḗs) three-legged (tri- tri- + -skelēs, adj. derivative of skélos leg) + -ion n. suffix]
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Noun1.triskelion - 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"