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Siamese twin

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noun
  1. (not in technical use) conjoined twin.
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Origin of Siamese twin

First recorded in 1820–30; named after congenitally united twins, Chang and Eng (1811–74), born in Siam, who were joined to each other at the chest
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Siamese twin

(sī′ə-mēz)
n.
  1. Either of a pair of conjoined twins. No longer in technical use.
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