Triaconter \Tri"a*con`ter\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? thirty.] (Gr. Antiq.) A vessel with thirty banks of oars, or, as some say, thirty ranks of rowers. [1913 Webster]

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  • triaconter — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkäntə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Greek triakontērēs, from triakonta thirty : a Hellenic galley carrying 30 banks of oars * * * triaconter /trī ə konˈtər/ noun An ancient Greek ship, perhaps with thirty men to each group of oars ORIGIN: Gr… …   Useful english dictionary

  • triaconter — tri·a·con·ter …   English syllables

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