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  • thalamite — ⇒THALAMITE, subst. masc. MAR. ANC. ,,Rameur occupant le rang le plus bas dans une trirème, le plus proche de la mer (GRUSS 1978). Chaque thalamite, encore au dessous, tirait seul une rame lourde, qui sortait par des sabords ronds, presque au ras… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • thalamite — ˈthaləˌmīt noun ( s) Etymology: Greek thalamitēs, from thalamos chamber, hold of a ship + itēs ite : the outermost of the three rowers to a bench on a trireme sitting somewhat in advance and below the other two compare thranite, zygite …   Useful english dictionary

  • oarsman — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rower, paddler, etc.; crewman, bowman, helmsman; gondolier; thalamite, zygite, thranite. See navigation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gondolier, oar, ferryman, boatman, rower, boatswain, bosun*, bo s n*;… …   English dictionary for students

  • thranite — ˈthrāˌnīt noun ( s) Etymology: Greek thranitēs, from thranos bench + itēs ite; akin to Greek thrēsasthai to sit down more at firm : the rower highest and farthest back on a bench of three rowers on a trireme compare thalamite …   Useful english dictionary

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