triga

triga

[tree-guh, trahy-]
noun, plural trigae [tree-gahy, -jee, -gee, trahy-] . Classical Antiquity.
a two-wheeled chariot drawn by a team of three horses.
Compare biga, quadriga.


Origin:
< Late Latin trīga, contraction of Latin trijuga, equivalent to tri- tri- + juga, feminine derivative of jugum yoke1

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