Tris·​tram ˈtri-strəm How to pronounce Tristram (audio)
: the lover of Isolde of Ireland and husband of Isolde of Brittany in medieval legend

Word History


Middle English Tristrem, from Anglo-French Tristan

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tristram was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Tristram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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