tricornered

[ trahy-kawr-nerd ]

adjective
  1. having three corners; tricorn.

Origin of tricornered

1
First recorded in 1810–20; tri- + cornered

Words Nearby tricornered

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How to use tricornered in a sentence

  • The staggering stalks of the buckwheat grow red with ripeness, and tip their tops with clustering tricornered kernels.

    Dream Life | Donald G. Mitchell
  • Monsignori in purple stockings and tricornered hats, contadini in gay reds and crimsons, cardinals in scarlet.