Definition of Tripus

1. Noun. (obsolete rare in the history of Cambridge University capitalised when used as a title) A Bachelor of Arts appointed to make satirical strictures in humorous dispute with the candidates at a degree-awarding ceremony; tripos, prævaricator. ¹



2. Noun. (obsolete rare Greek and Roman antiquities) A vessel (usually a pot or cauldron) resting on three legs, often given as an ornament, a prize, or as an offering at a shrine to a god or oracle; often specifically, that such vessel upon which the priestess sat to deliver her oracles at the shrine to Apollo at Delphi; tripod. ¹

3. Noun. (zoology in cypriniform fishes) The hindmost Weberian ossicle of the Weberian apparatus, touching the anterior wall of the swimbladder and connected by a dense, elongate ligament to the intercalarium. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tripus

triptote
triptotes
triptyca
triptycas
triptycene
triptycenes
triptych
triptychs
tripudia
tripudiary
tripudiation
tripudiations
tripudium
tripuhyite
tripulant
tripus (current term)
tripwire
tripwires
tripy
triquadrantal
triquark
triquarks
triquetra
triquetrae
triquetral
triquetral bone
triquetral bones
triquetral fracture
triquetrals
triquetras

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