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tri·quet·ra 1

(trī-kwĕt′rə, -kwē′trə)
n. pl. tri·quet·rae (-trē) or tri·quet·ras
A figure consisting of three arcs joined at the ends and interlaced, used in various traditions as a religious or heraldic symbol.

[Latin, feminine of triquetrus, three-cornered; see triquetrous.]

tri·quet·ra 2

(trī-kwĕt′rə, -kwē′trə)
n.
Plural of triquetrum.

triquetra

(traɪˈkwiːtrə)
n
an ornament in the shape of three intersecting ellipses roughly forming a triangle
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The phylogeographical and management implications of genetic population structure in the imperiled snuffbox mussel, Epioblasma triquetra (Bivalvia: Unionidae).
Through research I realised Knox used a lot of celtic knot work in his designs and one symbol which kept popping up was the triquetra, three interlinking arms which can either mean father, son and holy ghost or past, present and future.
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