quadriga


qua·dri·ga

noun \kwä-ˈdrē-gə\
plural qua·dri·gae\-ˌgī\

Definition of QUADRIGA

:  a chariot drawn by four horses abreast

Origin of QUADRIGA

Latin, singular of quadrigae team of four, contraction of quadrijugae, feminine plural of quadrijugus yoked four abreast, from quadri- + jungere to yoke, join — more at yoke
First Known Use: circa 1741

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