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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large medieval sailing galley.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Hist. or Archaic In the Middle Ages, a large, fast-sailing galley, or cutter; a large, swift war vessel.

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  • noun Alternative form of dromon.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman dromund, from Late Latin dromō, dromōn-, a kind of ship, from Late Greek dromōn, from Greek dromos, race.]

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