noun du·pla·tion \d(y)üˈplāshən\

Definition of duplation



  1. :  multiplication by repeated doubling (as done formerly especially in Egypt)

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Origin and Etymology of duplation

Late Latin duplation-, duplatio act of doubling, from duplatus (past participle of duplare to double, from Latin duplus double) + -ion-, -io -ion

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