biga

[bee-gah, -guh, bahy-]
noun, plural bigae [bee-gee, -jee, -gahy, bahy-] . Classical Antiquity.
a two-wheeled chariot drawn by two horses harnessed abreast.
Compare quadriga, triga.


Origin:
1840–50; < Latin bīga, bīgae, for *biiuga (bi- bi-1 + iug(um) yoke + -a feminine nominative singular ending)

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