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triquetrous

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From Latin triquetrus.

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triquetrous (comparative more triquetrous, superlative most triquetrous)

  1. Having three corners or sides; triangular.
    • 1658, Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus, Folio Society 2007, p. 172:
      the lithostrata or figured pavements of the ancients [...] consisted not all of square stones, but were divided into triquetrous segments, honey-combs, and sexangular figures, according to Vitruvius

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