tricorn


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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.]

tricorn

(ˈtraɪˌkɔːn)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a cocked hat with opposing brims turned back and caught in three places
2. (European Myth & Legend) an imaginary animal having three horns
adj
having three horns or corners
[C18: from Latin tricornis, from tri- + cornu horn]

tri•corn

(ˈtraɪ kɔrn)

adj.
1. having three horns, points, or hornlike projections; three-cornered.
n.
[1750–60; < Latin tricornis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tricorn - cocked hat with the brim turned up to form three pointstricorn - 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
Translations

tricorn

[ˈtraɪkɔːn]
A. ADJtricornio
B. Ntricornio m

tricorn

nDreispitz m
References in classic literature ?
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