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trireme

tri·reme / ˈtrīˌrēm/ • n. an ancient Greek or Roman war galley with three banks of oars. The rowers are believed to have sat in threes on angled benches, rather than in three superimposed banks.

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"trireme." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 May. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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trireme

trireme ancient galley with three banks of oars. XVII. — (O)F. trirème or L. trirēmis, f. TRI- + rēmus oar.

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"trireme." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 May. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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trireme

trireme: see galley.

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