gemel

noun
gem·​el
variants: or less commonly gemmel \ ˈjeməl \
plural -s

Definition of gemel

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 obsolete : hinge
2 : a ring of two separable hoops — compare gimbal
3 or gemel bar or less commonly gemelle or gemell \ jəˈmel , ˈjeməl \ : bar gemel
4 : a pair of glass bottles blown separately and then fused usually with the two necks pointing in different directions

gemel

adjective
\ " \

Definition of gemel (Entry 2 of 2)

: paired, twin a gemel arch

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History and Etymology for gemel

Noun

Middle English, twin, from Middle French gemel, from Latin gemellus, diminutive of geminus

Adjective

Middle English, twin

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“Gemel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gemel. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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