Definition of triskelion in English:
A Celtic symbol consisting of three legs or lines radiating from a centre.
- According to Norse mythology, the triskelion was a symbol of the movement of the sun through the heavens.
- The cauldron-triple spiral triskelion in my masthead is a Celtic symbol of the 3-fold aspect of the Sacred Feminine - as maiden, mother and crone.
- Boars, hounds, triskelions, and gem inlays figure in Celtic metalwork from the early Iron Age to the end of distinctly Celtic forms.
Mid 19th century: from tri- 'three' + Greek skelos 'leg'.
Words that rhyme with triskelionChellean, Machiavellian, Orwellian, Sabellian, Trevelyan
Definition of triskelion in:
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