trierarchy

noun
tri·er·ar·chy | \ ˈtrī(-ə)-ˌrär-kē \

Definition of trierarchy 

: the ancient Athenian plan whereby individual citizens furnished and maintained triremes as a civic duty

First Known Use of trierarchy

circa 1837, in the meaning defined above

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