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trident (noun) a weapon with three points at one of its end.
A weapon with a long metal bar and with three points at one end is a trident. The weapon of Lord Siva in the Hindu mythology is the trident, a three-pronged weapon.
- In Greek mythology Neptune, the god of the sea is shown as rising out of the sea, and carrying a trident. It had a long staff with three points at one of its ends.
- The trident adorns all the statues of Lord Siva in Hindu mythology. In most Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Siva, a trident can be seen fixed in the ground in front of the idol.