dual-purpose

adjective
du·​al-purpose | \ ˈdü-əl-ˈpər-pəs How to pronounce dual-purpose (audio) also ˈdyü- \

Definition of dual-purpose

: having breed characteristics that serve two purposes dual-purpose cattle that supply milk and meat

First Known Use of dual-purpose

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Dual-purpose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dual-purpose. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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