Definition of dromond in English:
A large medieval ship of a kind used for war or commerce, chiefly in the Mediterranean.
- The number of dromonds carrying horsemen was thirty-six.
- In the port there stood several dozen dromonds, the black ships of the corsairs, although they were not yet in use.
Middle English: via Old French and late Latin from late Greek dromōn 'light vessel', from Greek dromos 'running'.
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