Why was "tantrum" trending last week?
minor sea god, son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, from Greek Triton, cognate with Old Irish triath (genitive trethan) "sea."
nucleus of the heaviest hydrogen isotope, tritium, or hydrogen-3. Tritons, which consist of one proton and two neutrons, result from certain nuclear reactions. The collision of a deuteron with another deuteron, for example, sometimes produces a proton and a triton. See also tritium.