quadriga

noun qua·dri·ga \ kwä-ˈdrē-gə \

Definition of quadriga

plural quadrigae play \kwä-ˈdrē-ˌgī\
:a chariot drawn by four horses abreast

Origin and Etymology 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


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