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duad Line breaks: duad
Pronunciation: /ˈdjuːad/

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Definition of duad in English:


A pair of people or things.
Example sentences
  • Each of the 45 circles is denoted by an unordered pair of duads.
  • Whether the root be a perfect monosyllable, or a duad, or even triad, formed on the monosyllable, it is the same thing with respect to the origin of the root.
  • 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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