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triga

[tree-guh, trahy-] /ˈtri gə, ˈtraɪ-/
noun, plural trigae
[tree-gahy, -jee, -gee, trahy-] /ˈtri gaɪ, -dʒi, -gi, ˈtraɪ-/ (Show IPA).
Classical Antiquity
1.
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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