from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various chiefly tropical marine gastropod mollusks of the family Cymatiidae, having a pointed, spirally twisted, often colorfully marked shell.
- n. The nucleus of tritium, consisting of two neutrons and one proton.
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- n. the atomic nucleus of a tritium atom, consisting of a proton and two neutrons
- n. any of several marine gastropods of the family Cymatiidae having a pointed spiral shell
Latin Trītōn, Triton (from representations of the sea god holding a conch shell); see Triton.
trit(ium) + -on1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)