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binocle1

[bin-uh-kuh l] /ˈbɪn ə kəl/
noun
1.
binocular (def 1).
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; < French < Latin bīn(ī) bin- + oculus eye

binocle2

[bahy-nuhk-uh l] /ˈbaɪ nʌk əl/
noun
1.
a card game of the bezique family that is played by two persons with a 48-card pack, the lowest card of which is nine.
Origin
see pinochle
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n.

1690s, from French binocle (17c.), from Latin bini- "two by two, twofold, two apiece" (see binary) + oculus "eye" (see eye (n.)).

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