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An ancient Carthaginian or Greek galley having five banks of oars.
Origin: From quinqueremis, from quinque + remus
a galley having five benches or banks of oars; as, an Athenian quinquereme
Origin: [L. quinqueremis; quinque five + remus an oar: cf. F. quinqurme]
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