biga

noun
bi·​ga | \ ˈbē-(ˌ)gä, ˈbī-, -gə \
plural bigae\ ˈbē-​ˌgī , -​(ˌ)gē , -​(ˌ)jē ; ˈbī-​(ˌ)jē \

Definition of biga

: a two-horse chariot of ancient Mediterranean countries

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History and Etymology for biga

Latin, from bi- bi- entry 1 + -ga (from jugum yoke)

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“Biga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biga. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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