dromond

dromond

[drom-uhnd, druhm-]
noun
a large, fast-sailing ship of the Middle Ages.
Also, dromon [drom-uhn, druhm-] .


Origin:
1300–50; Middle English dromund < Anglo-French dromund, dromo(u)n < Late Latin dromō, stem dromōn- < Greek drómōn swift ship, derivative of drómos a running

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dromond or dromon (ˈdrɒmənd, ˈdrʌm-, ˈdrɒmən, ˈdrʌm-)
 
n
a large swift sailing vessel of the 12th to 15th centuries
 
[C13: from Anglo-French dromund, ultimately from Late Greek dromōn light swift ship, from dromos a running]
 
dromon or dromon
 
n
 
[C13: from Anglo-French dromund, ultimately from Late Greek dromōn light swift ship, from dromos a running]

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