triga

noun tri·ga \ ˈtrēgə , -rīgə \

Definition of triga

plural trigae \-rēˌgī, -rīˌjē\
1 :an ancient Roman 3-horse chariot
2 :a 3-horse team (as for a triga)

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Origin and Etymology of triga

Late Latin, contraction of Latin trijuga, feminine of trijugus of a team of three, threefold, from tri- + jugum yoke, team


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