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  1. (in ancient geography) a mythical lake near the Mediterranean coast of Libya.
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  • He married Harmonia at the lake Tritonis; and is said to have founded in that part of the world no less.

    A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)

    Jacob Bryant

  • One species, the Triton tritonis, is among the largest of mollusks, measuring eighteen inches in length.

  • The Lotorium tritonis, the largest univalve in the world, is similar to the Lotorium rubicundum, but not quite as solid or heavy.