duad

[ doo-ad, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu æd, ˈdyu- /
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noun

a group of two; couple; pair.

Nearby words

  1. du quoin,
  2. du sable,
  3. du vigneaud,
  4. du vigneaud, vincent,
  5. du.,
  6. dual,
  7. dual alliance,
  8. dual carriageway,
  9. dual citizen,
  10. dual citizenship

Origin of duad

1650–60; < Latin duo two + -ad1

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British Dictionary definitions for duad

duad

/ (ˈdjuːæd) /

noun

a rare word for pair 1

Word Origin for duad

C17: from Greek duas two, a pair

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