from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Nautical A large medieval sailing galley.
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- n. Alternative form of dromon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- In the Middle Ages, a large, fast-sailing galley, or cutter; a large, swift war vessel.
Middle English, from Anglo-Norman dromund, from Late Latin dromō, dromōn-, a kind of ship, from Late Greek dromōn, from Greek dromos, race.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)