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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From δίς (dís, twice) +‎ λῆμμα (lêmma, premise, assumption), from the root of λαμβάνω (lambánō, to take) +‎ -μα (-ma, result noun suffix).

NounEdit

δίλημμα (dílēmman (genitive διλήμματος); third declension

  1. a conclusion from two premises

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