- 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.
Origin of triquetra
1580–90; < New Latin, noun use of feminine of Latin triquetrus triquetrous
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Examples from the Web for triquetra
An interesting example of the transformation of a symbol into an emblem is found in the case of the triskele or triquetra.Evolution in Art
Alfred C. Haddon