noun. ancient Greek or Roman galley or warship having three tiers of oars on each side.
- triremis (Latin)
Example sentences of the word trireme
1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the ships she sank, however, was a Persian ship which was in her way when she was trying to outrun a pursuing Athenian trireme.
Fold the ship into a trireme shape, and glue the tabs into their places.