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twinling

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English twynlynge, equivalent to twin +‎ -ling; possibly from a Old English root *twinling, from a Proto-Germanic *twinilingaz, from *twinaz. Cognate with Dutch tweeling, German Zwilling (twin), Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish tvilling (twin).

NounEdit

twinling (plural twinlings)

  1. A twin. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. A small or young twin, especially a twin lamb.

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ReferencesEdit

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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