birota

[ bih-rot-uh ]
/ bɪˈrɒt ə /

noun Roman Antiquity.

a two-wheeled cart, usually drawn by three mules, used for transporting commercial goods and one or two passengers.

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Origin of birota

<Latin, nounuse of feminine of birotus two-wheeled, equivalent to bi-bi-1 + rot(a) wheel + -us adj. suffix
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