bis

adverb
\ˈbis \

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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