Meaning of trident
Pronunciation: (trīd'nt), [key]
- a three-pronged instrument or weapon.
- a three-pronged spear used by a retiarius in gladiatorial combats.
- the three-pronged spear forming a characteristic attribute of the sea god Poseidon, or Neptune.
- a fish spear having three prongs.
- (cap.) a 34-ft (10-m) submarine-launched U.S. ballistic missile with eight to ten warheads and a range of 6500 mi. (10,459 km).
- having three prongs or tines.
- trident (Thesaurus)