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Definition of the noun tricorn

What does tricorn mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tricorns

  1. cocked hat with the brim turned up to form three points
    • example: A tricorn trimmed with gold lace was set at a rakish angle over a wig of white curls that dropped down to his waist.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • alternative spelling: tricorne
    • more generic term: cocked hat = hat with opposing brims turned up and caught together to form points

Definition of the adjective tricorn

What does tricorn mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Having three horns or similar projections


Tricorn: In mathematics, the tricorn, sometimes called the Mandelbar set, is a fractal defined in a similar way to the Mandelbrot set, but using the mapping instead of used for the Mandelbrot set.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tricorn

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Google previewGardener’s Guide to April Wildflowers (2011)

A Field Guide For Early Spring Wildflower Identification by Paul R. Wonning

Tricorn refers to the fruits, which resemble three horns when ripe. The Dwarf Larkspur has a close resemblance to the Rocket Larkspur that inhabits many people's flower gardens. Eliminate larkspur from fields of grazing cattle, as they contain ...

Google previewThe Everything Pirates Book (2007)

A Swashbuckling History of Adventure on the High Seas by Barb Karg, Arjean Spaite

The tricorn is a threecornered hat that has a trio of upturned brims, one on either side and one in the back. Today, tricorns are commonly worn during formal occasions and military reenactments.

Google previewPerfect Psychometric Test Results (2009)

by Ian Newcombe, Joanna Moutafi

A tricorn is a large, pointed hat placed on top of a wig. Multiple choice questions Of the four statements presented, circle the one that is true, based on the information given in the passage. Passage 1 The Swan Goose is a large goose with ...

Google previewMuseum Without Walls (2012)

by Jonathan Meades

Its arrogantly negligent attitude towards the nearby Tricorn Centre is far worse. The Tricorn is a building of national importance, but ...

Google previewThe Ubiquitin System in Health and Disease (2008)

by Stefan Jentsch, Bernhard Haendler

Tricorn is a downstream peptidase with a molecular mass comparable to that of TPPII. Its 121- kDa subunits assemble into a hexamer, which in vivo forms an icosahe- dral capsid of 14.5 MDa.

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

Toque, 1575 Toque, 1865 tricorn or tricorne h. (trå′kôrn; try corn). Hat with threecornered, upturned brim. 17th Century Tricorn Hat trilby. Soft felt hat worn in Great Britain. tub h. Any hat that is washable, especially one made of piqué or similar ...

Google previewBibliophile's Dictionary (2005)

by Miles Westley

-Jack London, The Sea Wolf tricorn (TRY KORN) - n. a hat with the brim turned up on three sides, forming three points. brogue (BROG) - n. a stout, heavy oxford shoe, 2. an Irish accent of a particular dialect or region. "In among the spruces ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of United States Army Insignia and Uniforms (1996)

by William K. Emerson

became president, the tricorn with three sides turned up had evolved into a hat with two sides folded up, called the chapeau de bras. That hat was the first of several seen in the next 150 years, and at that time it was rigid.The crown, taller ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

Tricorn, tricorne hat (M, occasionally F) Period: 1690 to end of 18th century. The 19thcentury name for a threecornered cocked hat worn by men, and occasionally women, when riding. Tricot See Glossary of Fabrics and Materials. Trilby hat (M ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of the History of Technology (2002)

by Ian McNeil

and, ofthe same date, the Tricorn Centre inPortsmouth. During the 1950s and 1960s vast numbers of reinforced, prestressed buildingswere erected all ...

Google previewEnglish Pronouncing Dictionary (2006)

by Daniel Jones, Peter Roach, James Hartman

3i-s-z tricorn(e) 'trai.kam ® -kairn tricot 'tri:.k3u. '® 'trii.koo -s-z ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

panama, pileus, sailor, topper, trilby, turban 07bicorne, biretta, bycoket, Cossack, flatcap, Homburg, leghorn, montero, picture, pillbox, porkpie, stetson, tarbush, tricorn 08 balmoral, bearskin, chaperon, fool's cap, nightcap, skullcap, sombrero, ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of the Americas: An Encyclopedia (2013)

An Encyclopedia by James B. Minahan

Portsmouth, UK: Tricorn Books, 2012. Jensen, Ole G. The Culture of Greenland in Glimpses. Copenhagen, Denmark: Milik Publishing, 2007. Loukacheva, Natalia. Arctic Promise: Legal and Political Autonomy of Greenland and Nunavut.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

incautious, mad-brained 1 1 expeditious, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, subitaneous, thoughtless hat 5 derby, tuque 6 cloche, fedora, panama, topper 7 bicorne, cha- peau, haircap, homburg, porkpie, stetson, tricorn 8 sombrero, tricorne ...

Google previewEntertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2008)

An Encyclopedia by Melitta Weiss Adamson, Francine Segan

A tricorn hat or silk top hat (depending on the period) often completed the ensemble that was worn ...

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Tricorn Meaning

Video shows what tricorn means. A three-sided hat with the brim turned up. A three-horned fractal. Tricorn Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of T1R1I1C3O1R1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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