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didymous

[did-uh-muh s] /ˈdɪd ə məs/
adjective, Botany
1.
occurring in pairs; paired; twin.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Greek dídymos twin, double, (akin to dís twice, double); see -ous
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didymous

/ˈdɪdɪməs/
adjective
1.
(biology) in pairs or in two parts
Word Origin
C18: from Greek didumos twin, from duo two
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