triga

[tree-guh, trahy-]

noun, plural tri·gae [tree-gahy, -jee, -gee, trahy-] /ˈtri gaɪ, -dʒi, -gi, ˈtraɪ-/. Classical Antiquity.

a two-wheeled chariot drawn by a team of three horses.

Compare biga, quadriga.

Origin of triga

< Late Latin trīga, contraction of Latin trijuga, equivalent to tri- tri- + juga, feminine derivative of jugum yoke1
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