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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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