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tri·den·tate

(trī-den'tāt),
Three-toothed; three-pronged.
Synonym(s): trident
[tri- + L. dentatus, toothed]

trident, tridentate

See tricuspid.

trident

adjective Having or referring to three prongs; tridentate.
 
noun A three-pronged instrument.

tri·den·tate

(trī-den'tāt)
Three-toothed; three-pronged.
[tri- + L. dentatus, toothed]

trident (trī´dənt),

n a tooth with three cusps. Also called
tridentate or
tricuspid.
References in classic literature ?
A subtle change in Captain Ellis' manner became perceptible as though he had laid aside the trident of deputy-Neptune.
If Neptune himself had walked in, with a toasted shark on his trident, I should have looked upon the event as one of the very commonest everyday occurrences.
The Toshiba design win incorporates Tridents Cyber9525 graphics chip in to the Toshiba Satellite 4030, their high volume line.