jumelle

adjective
ju·​melle | \ (ˈ)jü¦mel \

Definition of jumelle

: twin, paired used of objects made or formed in pairs a jumelle window opened upon the little balcony— John Bennett

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History and Etymology for jumelle

French, feminine of jumeau, from Middle French, from Old French jumel, from Latin gemellus, adjective & noun, twin, diminutive of geminus

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“Jumelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jumelle. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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