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Triton
Triton Tri"ton, n. [L., fr. Gr.?.] (Gr. Myth.) A fabled sea demigod, the son of Neptune and Amphitrite, and the trumpeter of Neptune. He is represented by poets and painters as having the upper part of his body like that of a man, and the lower part like that of a fish. He often has a trumpet made of a shell. Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea, Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn. --Wordsworth. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of many species of marine gastropods belonging to Triton and allied genera, having a stout spiral shell, often handsomely colored and ornamented with prominent varices. Some of the species are among the largest of all gastropods. Called also trumpet shell, and sea trumpet. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of aquatic salamanders. The common European species are Hemisalamandra cristata, Molge palmata, and M. alpestris, a red-bellied species common in Switzerland. The most common species of the United States is Diemyctylus viridescens. See Illust. under Salamander.

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- Triton commonly refers to: Triton (mythology), a Gr**** god Triton (moon), a satellite of Neptune Triton may also refer to: Triton Bay, an Arctic waterway...
- Triton (/ˈtraɪtən/; Gr****: Τρίτων Tritōn) is a Gr**** god, the messenger of the sea. He is the son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, god and goddess of the sea...
- Triton is the largest natural satellite of the planet Neptune, and the first Neptunian moon to be discovered. The discovery was made on October 10, 1846...
- Triton X-100 (C 14H 22O(C 2H 4O)n) is a nonionic surfactant that has a hydrophilic polyethylene oxide chain (on average it has 9.5 ethylene oxide units)...
- redirects here. It is not to be confused with Dodge 50 Series. The Mitsubishi Triton is a compact pickup truck produced by Mitsubishi. In ****an it was originally...
- Triton is a fictional character, an Inhuman appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Triton made his live action debut in Marvel Cinematic...
- Play media The Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton is an American high-altitude long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) under development for the United...
- Glen Keane. Ariel is the seventh-born and the youngest daughter of king Triton and queen Athena of the merfolk, and over the course of the original film...
- The Korg Triton is a music workstation synthesizer, featuring digital sampling and sequencing, released in 1999. It uses Korg's HI Synthesis tone generator...
- USS Triton (SSRN/SSN-586) was a United States Navy radar picket nuclear submarine. In early 1960, it became the first vessel to execute a submerged cir****navigation...
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