in ancient Rome and Greece, a two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses abreast
Origin of quadrigaL, singular of quadrigae, team of four from quadri- (see quadri-) + jugum, yoke
A two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses abreast.
Origin of quadrigaLatin quadrīga sing. of quadrīgae team of four horses contraction of quadriiugae feminine pl. of quadriiugus of a team of four quadri- quadri- iugum yoke ; see jugum .
(plural quadrigae or quadrigas)
From Latin quÄdrÄ«gae, literally "four yoked" (quattuor "four" + iugum "yoke").