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tri·dent / ˈtrīdnt/ • n. a three-pronged spear, esp. as an attribute of Poseidon (Neptune) or Britannia. ∎  (Trident) a U.S. design of submarine-launched long-range ballistic missile.

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trident (trī´dənt), in Greek mythology, three-pronged fork borne by Poseidon. It was variously represented as a fishing spear, a goad, or forked lightning.

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trident three-pronged instrument. XVI. — L. tridēns, -dent-, f. TRI- + dēns TOOTH.

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trident a three-pronged spear, especially as an attribute of Poseidon (Neptune) or Britannia.

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