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bunkmate

[buhngk-meyt] /ˈbʌŋkˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
a person who shares sleeping quarters with another, especially one who sleeps in a neighboring bed.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; bunk1 + mate1
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