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didymous

[ did-uh-muhs ]
/ ˈdɪd ə məs /
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adjective Botany.

occurring in pairs; paired; twin.

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Origin of didymous

1785–95; <Greek dídymos twin, double, (akin to dís twice, double); see -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for didymous

didymous
/ (ˈdɪdɪməs) /

adjective

biology in pairs or in two parts

Word Origin for didymous

C18: from Greek didumos twin, from duo two
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