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ID: 300379733
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300379733

 

Record Type: concept
tritons (legendary beings, Animalia (kingdom), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Imaginary, partly human sea creatures with the head and trunk of a man, usually bearded, and the tail of a fish or cetacean; in Heraldry and elsewhere, often holding a trident and a shell-trumpet.
 
Terms:
tritons (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
triton (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
mermen (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
merman (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Animalia (kingdom)
................ Animalia (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of legendary beings
.................... legendary beings (G)
Hierarchy of tritons
........................ tritons (G,U)

Sources and Contributors:
merman............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
mermen............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
triton............  [VP]
.................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
tritons............  [JPGM Preferred, VP]
.................  Friar, ed. Dictionary of Heraldry (1987)
.................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
.................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993)
 
Subject: .....  [JPGM, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Friar, ed. Dictionary of Heraldry (1987)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)

 

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