Origin of quadrireme

1590–1600; < Latin quadrirēmis, equivalent to quadri- quadri- + -rēmis (derivative of rēmus oar)
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Historical Examples of quadrireme

  • Here, at Cape Dire, oh, there are only uncivilized Macrobii and no noble lords who could afford to buy the quadrireme!

    The Tour

    Louis Couperus