Definition of Tricorn

1. Noun. Cocked hat with the brim turned up to form three points.

Exact synonyms: Tricorne
Generic synonyms: Cocked Hat



Definition of Tricorn

1. Noun. A three-sided hat with the brim turned up ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) A three-horned fractal ¹

3. Adjective. Having three horns or similar projections ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tricorn

1. a hat with the brim turned up on three sides [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tricorn

1. 1. One of the lateral ventricles of the brain. Synonym: tricornute. Origin: tri-+ L. Cornu, horn (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tricorn

tricolour
tricolour television tube
tricolour tube
tricoloured
tricolourous
tricolours
tricolpate
tricolpates
tricomponent
triconodont
triconodonts
tricontinental
tricoordinate
tricorder
tricorders
tricorn (current term)
tricorn protease
tricorne
tricorner
tricornered
tricornes
tricorns
tricornute
tricosane
tricosanoic
tricosanoic acid
tricostate
tricot
tricoteuse
tricoteuses

Literary usage of Tricorn

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1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"... a wing, a breast, or a plume. Prices range from SI.ft» to $6. Then a special lot of all-chiffon hats, in the popular tricorn shape; turban and walking ..."

2. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"Not to mention that the nomenclature of Iris is unsatisfactory. I know that my tricuspis—a pretty grassy thing, with purple, tricorn flowers—is not genuine ..."

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