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Main Entry: doz·en
Pronunciation: primarystressdschwaz-schwan
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural dozens or dozen
Etymology: Middle English dozeine "dozen," from early French dozeyne (same meaning), derived from Latin duodecim "twelve," from duo "two" and decem "ten" --related to DECIMAL, DIME, DUAL
: a group of twelve
- dozen adjective
- doz·enth /-schwan(t)th/ adjective

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