duello

noun

du·​el·​lo d(y)ü-ˈe-(ˌ)lō How to pronounce duello (audio)
plural duellos
1
: the rules or practice of dueling
2
: duel

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from Medieval Latin duellum

First Known Use

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of duello was in 1588

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Cite this Entry

“Duello.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duello. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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