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Definition of the noun triskele

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noun - plural: triskeles

  1. a figure consisting of three stylized human arms or legs (or three bent lines) radiating from a center

Alternative definition of the noun triskele


  1. A symbol consisting of three (or sometimes more) connected curves or spirals.


  1. Triskele is a musical group.
    • albums: "Kolga-Jaani vaimulikud rahvalaulud", "Lõuna-Eesti vaimulikud rahvalaulud II", "Ridala vaimulikud rahvalaulud", "Lõuna-Eesti vaimulikud rahvalaulud", "Eesti vaimulikud rahvalaulud", "Tartumaa rahvamuusika, volüüm 2: Kodavere laulud"
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  2. Triskele a.k.a. Triskèle is a musical group.
    • albums: "Origines", "Les murmures de la foret..."

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Celtic Wisdom (2003)

by Carl McColman

A Triskele is a popular symbol among lovers of Celtic wisdom. In combining three branches emanating from a unified center ...

Google previewThe Prehistory of the Chickamauga Basin in Tennessee (1995)

by Thomas McDowell Nelson Lewis

Cross motif: Another geometric design motif that occurs with more variation than the triskele is the cross. This element of design, which may be distinguished on the thorax of the spider (fig. 8.4B), on the naturalistic rattlesnake (fig. 8.4C), and on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religions (2013)

by John G. R. Forlong

Triskele. Triquetra. See. Svastika. This. is. the "three-legged" emblem, which appears to represent the sun's movement. Dr Isaac Taylor regards it as of Phoenician origin (see Notes and Queries, 11th June 1887). It is common on early coins, ...

Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols (2000)

by Udo Becker

Triskele - Or "triquetra." The division of a circle into three parts; it was used as an ornament even on pre-historic clay pots and as a symbol on coats of arms and coins (of ancient Agrigento, for example); the Christian symbol of the Trinity ...

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Scrabble value of T1R1I1S1K5E1L1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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