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Illustration of a quadrireme from an ancient Roman coin

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quadrireme (plural quadriremes)

  1. (historical, nautical) a galley with four banks of oars, each rowed by two oarsmen.
    • 1980, Colin Thubron, Seafarers: The Venetians, page 121:
      During three decades of peace the Venetian battle fleet had stagnated, but soon, once again, reserve galleys were pushing out of the Arsenal. A colossal quadrireme constructed by the scholar-turned-shipwright Vettor Fausto was loaded with batteries of cannon.

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  • IPA(key): /kwa.dri.ˈrɛ.me/
  • Rhymes: -ɛme
  • Hyphenation: qua‧dri‧rè‧me

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quadrireme f (plural quadriremi)

  1. quadrireme

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quādrirēme

  1. ablative singular of quādrirēmis