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Main Entry: 1dou·ble
Pronunciation: primarystressdschwab-schwal
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English double "double, dual," from early French double (same meaning), from Latin duplus "double," from duo "two" and -plus "multiplied by" --related to DUAL
1 : DUAL 1 <a double role>
2 : consisting of two members or parts <an egg with a double yolk>
3 : being twice as great or as many <had double the number of expected sales>
4 : folded in two
5 : having more than the usual number of floral parts and especially petals <double roses>
- dou·ble·ness noun

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