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  1. quinquereme(Noun)

    An ancient Carthaginian or Greek galley having five banks of oars.

  2. Origin: From quinqueremis, from quinque + remus

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  1. Quinquereme(noun)

    a galley having five benches or banks of oars; as, an Athenian quinquereme

  2. Origin: [L. quinqueremis; quinque five + remus an oar: cf. F. quinqurme]

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