noun \trī-ˈske-lē-ən, tri-\

Definition of TRISKELION

:  a figure composed of three usually curved or bent branches radiating from a center

Variants of TRISKELION

tri·skel·i·on or tri·skele \ˈtrī-ˌskēl, ˈtri-\

Illustration of TRISKELION


triskelion from New Latin, from Greek triskelēs three-legged, from tri- + skelos leg; triskele from Greek triskelēs — more at isosceles
First Known Use: circa 1857


Next Word in the Dictionary: trismus
Previous Word in the Dictionary: triskaidekaphobia
All Words Near: triskelion

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up triskelion? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More