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A large medieval sailing galley.
[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman dromund, from Late Latin dromō, dromōn-, a kind of ship, from Late Greek dromōn, from Greek dromos, race.]
dromond(ˈdrɒmənd; ˈdrʌm-) or
(Nautical Terms) a large swift sailing vessel of the 12th to 15th centuries
[C13: from Anglo-French dromund, ultimately from Late Greek dromōn light swift ship, from dromos a running]