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Meaning of QUINQUEREME

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quin"que*reme\, n. [L. quinqueremis; quinque five +
remus an oar: cf. F. quinqu['e]r[`e]me]
A galley having five benches or banks of oars; as, an
Athenian quinquereme.

 

 

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