tricorne

tricorn

[trahy-kawrn]
adjective
1.
having three horns or hornlike projections; three-cornered.
noun
2.
Also, tricorne. a hat with the brim turned up on three sides.

Origin:
1750–60; < Latin tricornis having three horns, equivalent to tri- tri- + corn(ū) horn + -is adj. suffix

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tricorn (ˈtraɪˌkɔːn)
 
n
1.  a cocked hat with opposing brims turned back and caught in three places
2.  an imaginary animal having three horns
 
adj
3.  having three horns or corners
 
[C18: from Latin tricornis, from tri- + cornuhorn]

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