bis

adverb
\ ˈbis How to pronounce bis (audio) \

Definition of bis

1 : again used in music as a direction to repeat
2 : twice

First Known Use of bis

1609, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bis

Latin, from Old Latin dvis; akin to Old High German zwiro twice, Latin duo two — more at two

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“Bis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bis. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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