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Noun: triton  trI-tun
  1. Tropical marine gastropods having beautifully coloured spiral shells
  2. Small usually bright-coloured semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
    - newt
Noun: Triton  trI-t(u)n
  1. (Greek mythology) a sea god; son of Poseidon
  2. The largest moon of Neptune

Derived forms: tritons, Tritons

Type of: Greek deity, moon, salamander, seasnail

Part of: Cymatiidae, family Cymatiidae, family Salamandridae, Salamandridae

Encyclopedia: Triton, Newfoundland and Labrador