duello

[ doo-el-oh, dyoo-; Italian doo-el-law ]
/ duˈɛl oʊ, dyu-; Italian duˈɛl lɔ /
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noun

the practice or art of dueling.
the code of rules regulating dueling.

Origin of duello

From Italian, dating back to 1580–90; see origin at duel
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duello

/ (djuːˈɛləʊ) /

noun plural -los

the art of duelling
the code of rules for duelling

Word Origin for duello

C16: from Italian; see duel
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