Definition of dromond in English:

dromond

noun

historical
  • 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.’

Origin

Middle English: via Old French and late Latin from late Greek dromōn ‘light vessel’, from Greek dromos ‘running’.

Pronunciation

dromond

/ˈdrɒmənd//ˈdrʌmənd/