[ uh-kuhp-uh l-muh nt ]
/ əˈkʌp əl mənt /
the act of coupling.
something that couples, especially a tie or brace in building.
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Words nearby accouplement
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British Dictionary definitions for accouplement
/ (əˈkʌpəlmənt) /
a timber joist or beam that serves as a tie or support
Word Origin for accouplement
C15: French, from accoupler, from Latin copulāre to couple
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