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Meaning of TRIREME

Pronunciation:  'trIreem

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  ancient Greek or Roman galley or warship having three tiers of oars on each side
 

TRIREME is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: galley

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tri"reme\, n. [L. triremis; tri- (see {Tri-}) + remus
an oar, akin to E. row. See Row to propel with an oar.]
(Class. Antiq.)
An ancient galley or vessel with tree banks, or tiers, of
oars.

 

 

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