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identical twin

noun

Simple Definition of identical twin

  • : either member of a pair of twins that are produced from a single egg and who look exactly alike

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of identical twin

  1. :  either member of a pair of twins that are produced from a single egg and who look exactly alike

Word by Word Definitions

identicalplay
  1. :  being the same :  selfsame

    :  having such close resemblance as to be essentially the same

    :  having the same cause or origin

twinplay
  1. :  either of two offspring produced at a birth

    :  gemini

    :  one of two persons or things closely related to or resembling each other

  1. :  to bring together in close association :  couple

    :  duplicate, match

    :  to bring forth twins

  1. :  born with one other or as a pair at one birth

    :  made up of two similar, related, or connected members or parts :  double

    :  paired in a close or necessary relationship :  matching


IDENTICAL TWIN Defined for Kids

identical twin

noun

Definition of identical twin for Students

  1. :  either one of a pair of twins of the same sex that come from a single fertilized egg and are physically similar




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