dromos

[drom-uh s, -os; droh-muh s, -mos]
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noun, plural drom·oi [drom-oi, droh-moi] /ˈdrɒm ɔɪ, ˈdroʊ mɔɪ/.

Archaeology. a passageway into an ancient subterranean tomb.
a racetrack in ancient Greece.

Nearby words

  1. dromedary,
  2. dromograph,
  3. dromomania,
  4. dromon,
  5. dromond,
  6. dromotropic,
  7. dronabinol,
  8. drone,
  9. drone aircraft,
  10. drongo

Origin of dromos

First recorded in 1840–50, dromos is from the Greek word drómos a running, course, place for running

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