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duello

[doo-el-oh, dyoo-; Italian doo-el-law] /duˈɛl oʊ, dyu-; Italian duˈɛl lɔ/
noun
1.
the practice or art of dueling.
2.
the code of rules regulating dueling.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Italian; see duel
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duello

/djuːˈɛləʊ/
noun (pl) -los
1.
the art of duelling
2.
the code of rules for duelling
Word Origin
C16: from Italian; see duel
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