thalamite

noun
thal·​a·​mite | \ ˈthaləˌmīt \
plural -s

Definition of thalamite

: the outermost of the three rowers to a bench on a trireme sitting somewhat in advance and below the other two — compare thranite, zygite

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History and Etymology for thalamite

Greek thalamitēs, from thalamos chamber, hold of a ship + -itēs -ite

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“Thalamite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thalamite. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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