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From tripod- and τριποδ- (tripod-), the stems of Latin tripūs and its etymon, Ancient Greek τρίπους (trípous). Doublet of tripus.

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tripod (plural tripods)

  1. A three-legged stand or mount.
    Recent cell phones offer tripod attachments to take steady photographs.
  2. (slang) A man with macrophallism.

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tripod (third-person singular simple present tripods, present participle tripoding, simple past and past participle tripoded)

  1. (intransitive) To enter the tripod position showing signs of exhaustion or distress.
    I tripodded after my 6-mile run.

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