duad

[ doo-ad, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu æd, ˈdyu- /

noun

a group of two; couple; pair.

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Origin of duad

1650–60; <Latin duotwo + -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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