Associations to the word «Triton»

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Wiktionary

TRITON, noun. (physics) the atomic nucleus of a tritium atom, consisting of a proton and two neutrons
TRITON, noun. Any of several marine gastropods of the family Ranellidae having a pointed spiral shell
TRITON, proper noun. (Greek god) A god of the sea, son of Poseidon.
TRITON, proper noun. (astronomy) The seventh moon of Neptune.

Dictionary definition

TRITON, noun. (Greek mythology) a sea god; son of Poseidon.
TRITON, noun. The largest moon of Neptune.
TRITON, noun. Tropical marine gastropods having beautifully colored spiral shells.
TRITON, noun. Small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia.

Wise words

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