Trident

Definition of Trident

Tri´dent   Pronunciation: trī´dent
n.1.(Class Myth.) A kind of scepter or spear with three prongs, - the common attribute of Neptune.
2.(Rom. Antiq.) A three-pronged spear or goad, used for urging horses; also, the weapon used by one class of gladiators.
3.A three-pronged fish spear.
4.(Geom.) A curve of third order, having three infinite branches in one direction and a fourth infinite branch in the opposite direction.
Trident bat
(Zool.) an Asiatic rhinolophid bat (Triænops Persicus), having the nose membrane in the shape of a trident.
a.1.Having three teeth or prongs; tridentate.

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