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triquetra

[ trahy-kwee-truh, -kwe- ]
/ traɪˈkwi trə, -ˈkwɛ- /
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noun
a geometrical figure having three points, especially one formed of three intersecting ellipses: The triquetra was often used in ancient art to symbolize a triune deity.
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Origin of triquetra

1580–90; <New Latin, noun use of feminine of Latin triquetrustriquetrous

OTHER WORDS FROM triquetra

tri·quet·ric [trahy-kwe-trik], /traɪˈkwɛ trɪk/, adjective
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