Trisulc

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trisulc trī"sŭlk Something having three forks or prongs, as a trident. "Jupiter's trisulc ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • trisulc Three-forked; three-pronged.
    • n trisulc Something having three forks, as the three-pointed thunderbolt of Jove, the trident of Neptune, or the trisula of Siva.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. trisulcus,; tri-,see Tri-) + sulcus, a furrow

Usage

In literature:

Jupiter confound me with his trisulc lightning if I lie!
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Jupiter confound me with his trisulc lightning if I lie!
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book II." by Francois Rabelais
Buck-wheat with trisulcate seeds, and Cannabis sativa are found here; barley is cultivated.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
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