As an adjective triune
is threefold, having three components that are both separate and united;.
As a noun crone is
(wicca) one of the triune goddesses of the lady in wicca alongside the mother and maiden and representing an old woman.
Threefold, having three components that are both separate and united;
* triune brain
(obsolete) An old woman.
An archetypal figure, a Wise Woman.
An ugly, evil-looking, or frightening old woman; a hag.
(obsolete) An old ewe.
- But still the crone was constant to her note.
(obsolete) An old man, especially one who talks and acts like an old woman.
* Washington Irving
- A few old battered crones of office.
- The old crone [a negro man] lived in a hovel which his master had given him.
* See also