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triga

[ tree-guh, trahy- ]
/ ˈtri gə, ˈtraɪ- /
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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.
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Origin of triga

<Late Latin trīga, contraction of Latin trijuga, equivalent to tri-tri- + juga, feminine derivative of jugumyoke1
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