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tri·an·gle

triangle

 
pronunciation:
traI aeng gl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flat, closed figure that has three straight sides.
 
definition 2: something that looks like a triangle. One type of triangle is a musical instrument made of a bent metal rod that is struck by another rod to make a sound like a bell.
derivation: triangled (adj.)
Word History
Triangle comes from triangulus, a Latin word that means "having three angles or corners."
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The word triangle contains the following part:
tri Latin root that means three