Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of Tristan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name, variant of Tristan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.