from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A figure composed of four branches radiating from a center; specifically, the true swastika or fylfot, having four branches in distinction from the triske-lion, which has only three. See triskele, swastika, and fylfot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a figure consisting of four stylized human arms or legs (or bent lines) radiating from a center


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word tetraskele.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.