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quadriga

Class:

noun

Etymology:

Latin quadrīga, singular of quadrīgae, team of four horses, contraction of...
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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Quadriga

a car or chariot drawn by four horses abreast. It was raced in the Ancient Olympic Games and other contests. It's represented in profile as the chariot of gods and heroes on Greek vases and in bas-relief. The quadriga was adopted in ancient Roman... (44 of 1005 words, 8 images)

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Quadriga (disambiguation)

may refer to: the Latin word quadriga, a chariot drawn by four horses | the Triumphal Quadriga, also known as the Horses of Saint Mark | the sculptural depiction of a four-horse chariot atop the Brandenburg Gate | Quadriga (award), the statuette for... (40 of 111 words, 7 definitions)

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Wiktionary:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural] | quadrigas [plural]

[historical] A Roman racing chariot drawn by four horses abreast. | [historical] A team of four horses, especially as used in chariot racing. (22 of 23 words, 2 definitions, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

quadriga [classical world] | quadrigas [plural] | quadrigae [plural]

a two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses abreast (8 of 187 words, pronunciations)

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Merriam-Webster:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural]

a chariot drawn by four horses abreast (7 of 47 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/quadriga

American Heritage Dictionary:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural]

A two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses abreast. (8 of 45 words, pronunciations)

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New World Dictionary:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural]

in ancient Rome and Greece, a two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses abreast (13 of 34 words, pronunciations)

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Random House Dictionary:

quadriga [classical antiquity] | quadrigae [plural]

a two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses harnessed abreast. (9 of 25 words, pronunciations)

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Encarta Dictionary:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural]

in ancient Greece or Rome, a two-wheeled chariot that was drawn by four horses harnessed alongside each other (18 of 49 words, pronunciations)

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Etymology references

American Heritage Dictionary:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural]

Origin: Latin quadrīga, singular of quadrīgae, team of four horses, contraction of quadriiugae, feminine plural of ... (15 of 27 etymology words)

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Merriam-Webster:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural]

First use: about 1741

Origin: Latin, singular of quadrigae team of four, contraction of quadrijugae, feminine plural of quadrijugus yoked four abreast, from ... (20 of 25 etymology words)

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Collins Dictionary:

quadriga [classical world] | quadrigas [plural] | quadrigae [plural]

First use: 18th century

Origin: from Latin, from earlier quadrijugae a team of four, from quadri- + jugum yoke

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New World Dictionary:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural]

Origin: Latin, singular of quadrigae, team of four from quadri- (see "quadri-") + jugum, "yoke"

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Wiktionary:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural] | quadrigas [plural]

Origin: Latin quādrīgae, literally "four yoked" (quattuor "four" + iugum "yoke").

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Encarta Dictionary:

quadriga | quadrigae [plural]

First use: Early 18th century

Origin: Latin from quadrijuga "team of four" from quadri- "four" + jugum "yoke"

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Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

quadriga [classical world] | quadrigas [plural] | quadrigae [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "quadriga"

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the Free Dictionary:

quadriga

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "quadriga"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "quadriga" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/quadriga

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

quadriga

Audio: North American pronunciation of "quadriga"

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YourDictionary Audio:

quadriga

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "quadriga" by speech synthesizer

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