Tristan

[tris-tuh n, -tan; German tris-tahn]
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noun

a male given name, form of Tristram.

Also Tris·tam [tris-tuh m, -tam] /ˈtrɪs təm, -tæm/.

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Tristan

Tristram (ˈtrɪstrəm)

noun

(in medieval romance) the nephew of King Mark of Cornwall who fell in love with his uncle's bride, Iseult, after they mistakenly drank a love potion
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