penteconter

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Model of a 5th century BC penteconter in a museum.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πεντηκόντερος (pentēkónteros, fifty-oared).

Noun[edit]

penteconter (plural penteconters)

  1. (history, obsolete) A galley-type Grecian vessel with fifty oars.
    Coordinate terms: unireme/monoreme, bireme, trireme, quadrireme, quinquereme/pentere/pentereme, polyreme

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