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duad Line breaks: duad
Pronunciation: /ˈdjuːad/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of duad in English:


A pair of people or things.
Example sentences
  • The duad has been generated from the monad, according to Pythagoras.
  • The figures of the duad are the Son, who is the splendor of the Father, and the Word, which is the form of thought.
  • Note that the pairs (0,3) and (4,8) form a duad.


Mid 17th century: from Greek duas, duad- 'two', probably influenced by Latin duo.

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