Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,
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Friday word: Triquetra

I thought this would be suitable, since St. Patrick's Day is coming up...:)
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4. Triquetra

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Also known as a “trefoil knot," triquetras are a staple of Celtic and early Christian art (sometimes drawn interlaced with a circle).

Etymology: Latin, triquetrus: three-cornered

Source: http://mentalfloss.com/article/54639/12-shapes-you-didnt-know-had-names (check out the other shapes)

Tags: latin, noun, t, wordsmith: med_cat
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