conjoined twin


noun

either of a pair of identical twins born with their bodies joined together in some manner, having failed to separate completely in utero.

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Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
See also Siamese twin.
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