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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the triangular lobule on the median surface of the cerebrum, bounded by the parieto-occipital and calcarine fissures. See cerebrum.
  • n. In entomology, a triangular part of the hemielytrum found in certain heteropterous insects, inserted like a wedge on the outer side between the corium and the membrane.

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  • n. any shape that is triangular in cross section

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