Trident – A three-pronged spear
To remember the definition of the word trident, use the following mnemonic:
The tricycle was an accident (trident) waiting to happen. It had a three-pronged spear attached to it.
Examples of trident in a sentence
The Greek god Poseidon famously wields a trident.
The detectives were shocked to discover the killer had used a trident to commit the murder.
The farmer couldn't believe he'd actually been using a priceless trident as a pitchfork.