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balalaika a guitarlike musical instrument that has a triangular body and usu. three strings.
Brazil nut a large, oily triangular nut, the seed of a large tropical South American tree, or the tree itself.
caravel a small, light, fast sailing ship used by the Spanish and Portuguese in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, with two or three masts and triangular sails.
coccyx the small triangular bone at the lower end of the spinal column, consisting of several fused vertebrae.
convolvulus any of several twining, twisting, or erect plants bearing trumpet-shaped flowers and triangular leaves.
cornice in architecture, the uppermost, triangular part of a classical entablature. [1/4 definitions]
delta wing the triangular wing of certain usu. supersonic aircraft, which provides not only lift but also horizontal stabilization.
deltoid a thick, triangular muscle that covers the shoulder joint and functions to raise the arm laterally. [2/3 definitions]
fan1 a hand-held device that opens out to form a triangular shape and that is used to cool the face or body by waving back and forth. [1/7 definitions]
fichu a woman's lightweight triangular scarf worn over the shoulders and crossed or fastened on the chest.
flag1 a piece of cloth, usu. rectangular or triangular, bearing any of various colors and designs and used for signaling or as the symbol or emblem of a country, organization, or the like; banner; pennant. [1/3 definitions]
flipper one of a pair of flat, triangular, flexible foot coverings resembling a frog's foot and used for swimming or underwater diving. (See fin.) [1/3 definitions]
fluke1 a triangular tip, as on an anchor or the head of a spear or arrow. [1/2 definitions]
flying jib a small, light, triangular sail mounted out beyond the jib, usu. on an extension of the jib boom.
gable the upper triangular section of an outer building wall, formed by two sloping roof sections. [1/2 definitions]
gore3 a triangular or narrowing panel of cloth sewn into a dress, sail, or the like to increase its fullness.
gusset a triangular piece inserted at a curve to strengthen it or improve the fit, as in a garment. [1/2 definitions]
harp a large musical instrument that consists of an upright triangular frame fitted with forty-six strings of graduated lengths, played by plucking with the fingers. [2/4 definitions]
jib1 any of various triangular sails, usu. in the foresection of a sailing vessel. [1/2 definitions]
king post in carpentry, a supporting vertical post between the apex of a triangular truss and the horizontal tie beam. (Cf. queen post.)
lateen of or designating a triangular sail that is hung on a long, sloping yard, which is in turn attached at an angle to a short mast. [1/2 definitions]