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triskelion

noun tri·skel·i·on \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

Origin 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

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