adjective \ˈdü-pəl also ˈdyü-\

Definition of DUPLE

:  having two elements
a :  marked by two or a multiple of two beats per measure of music <duple time>
b of rhythm :  consisting of a meter based on disyllabic feet

Origin of DUPLE

Latin duplus double — more at double
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with DUPLE


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