tricorn
adjective Etymology: Latin tricornis Date: 1823 having three horns or corners

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  • tricorn — TRICÓRN, tricornuri, s.n. Pălărie bărbătească având borurile îndoite în trei colţuri, care se purta în trecut. – Din fr. tricorne. Trimis de LauraGellner, 01.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  TRICÓRN s. (înv. şi reg.) şleapcă, (înv.) şleapă. (Purta… …   Dicționar Român

  • tricorn — [trī′kôrn] adj. [Fr tricorne < L tricornis < tri ,TRI + cornu,HORN] having three horns or corners, as a hat with the brim folded up against the crown to form three sides n. a tricorn hat; cocked hat: Also sp. tricorne …   English World dictionary

  • tricorn — /ˈtraɪkɔn/ (say truykawn) adjective 1. having three horns, or horn like projections, as a hat with the brim turned up on three sides. –noun 2. a tricorn hat. Also, tricorne. {French tricorne} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tricorn — adj. & n. (also tricorne) adj. 1 having three horns. 2 (of a hat) having a brim turned up on three sides. n. 1 an imaginary animal with three horns. 2 a tricorn hat. Etymology: F tricorne or L tricornis (as TRI , cornu horn) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tricorn — Die Mandelbrot Menge, im allgemeinen Sprachgebrauch oft auch Apfelmännchen genannt, ist eine fraktal erscheinende Menge, die in der Chaostheorie, und genauer in der komplexen Dynamik, eine bedeutende Rolle spielt. Sie wurde 1980 von Benoît… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tricorn — /truy kawrn/, adj. 1. having three horns or hornlike projections; three cornered. n. 2. Also, tricorne. a hat with the brim turned up on three sides. [1750 60; < L tricornis having three horns, equiv. to tri TRI + corn(u) HORN + is adj. suffix] * …   Universalium

  • tricorn — 1. noun a) A three sided hat with the brim turned up b) A three horned fractal 2. adjective Having three horns or similar projections …   Wiktionary

  • tricorn — 1. One of the lateral ventricles of the brain. 2. SYN: tricornute. [tri + L. cornu, horn] …   Medical dictionary

  • tricorn — adj. having three horns; having three corners …   English contemporary dictionary

  • TRICORN — Tricornio …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

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