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quadriga

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noun qua·dri·ga \kwä-ˈdrē-gə\

Definition of quadriga

plural qua·dri·gaeplay \-ˌgī\

  1. :  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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