- a Russian vehicle, esp. a sleigh or carriage, drawn by a specially trained team of three horses abreast
- the team of horses
- any group of three; esp., an association of three in authority; triumvirate
Origin of troikaRussian trojka ; from troe, three ; from Indo-European an unverified form troio- ; from base an unverified form trei-, three
- a. A Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses abreast.b. A team of three horses abreast.
- See triumvirate.
Origin of troikaRussian tro&ibreve;ka, from troje, group of three; see trei- in Indo-European roots.
From Russian тройка (trójka).