didymous

[did-uh-muh s]

adjective Botany.

occurring in pairs; paired; twin.

Nearby words

  1. didst,
  2. didy,
  3. didymalgia,
  4. didymitis,
  5. didymium,
  6. didymus,
  7. didynamous,
  8. die,
  9. die away,
  10. die cast

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

adjective

biology in pairs or in two parts

Word Origin for didymous

C18: from Greek didumos twin, from duo two

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