dromond

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drom·ond

 (drŏm′ənd, drŭm′-)
n. Nautical
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

dromon

n
(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]