DUOS

duo

[doo-oh, dyoo-oh]
noun, plural duos.
1.
Music. duet.
2.
two persons commonly associated with each other; couple.
3.
two animals or objects of the same sort; two things ordinarily placed or found together; a pair: a duo of lovebirds.

Origin:
1580–90; < Italian < Latin: two

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duo (ˈdjuːəʊ)
 
n , pl duos, dui
1.  music
 a.  a pair of performers
 b.  another word for duet
2.  a pair of actors, entertainers, etc
3.  informal a pair of closely connected individuals
 
[C16: via Italian from Latin: two]

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duo
1590 "song for two voices," via either It. or Fr. from L. duo "two."
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