a symbolic figure consisting of three legs, arms, or branches radiating from a common center, as the device of Sicily and the Isle of Man.
- Also tris·kele [tris-keel, trahy-skeel]. /ˈtrɪs kil, ˈtraɪ skil/.
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How to use triskelion in a sentence
In the first place, the triskelion, which is the foundation of this hypothesis, made its first appearance on the coins of Lycia.
By the side of this Swastika is a triskelion, or three-armed ogee sign, with its ends also decorated with the same three dots.
On the obverse the head of Persephone, on the reverse the quadriga, and above, the triskelion.
Fig. 217 shows a triskelion of symmetric spirals turned to the right.
Another is a triskelion, the arms of which turn to the right.
British Dictionary definitions for triskelion
a symbol consisting of three bent limbs or lines radiating from a centre
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