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trireme (n.)

"ancient ship with three rows of oars," c. 1600, from Latin triremis, from tri- "three" (see tri-) + remus "oar" (from PIE root *ere- "to row").

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Definitions of trireme from WordNet

trireme (n.)
ancient Greek or Roman galley or warship having three tiers of oars on each side;
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