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EtymologyEdit

Mid-17th century. From Latin duplus.

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NounEdit

duplet (plural duplets)

  1. A group of two things.
  2. (beekeeping, archaic) An empty box placed above the existing boxes of the beehive in order to allow the colony to expand or store additional honey.
  3. (music) A tuplet of two notes played in the time of three.

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