sosie

noun
so·​sie | \ sōˈzē \
plural -s

Definition of sosie

1 : a person having an exact likeness with another : double
2 : twin especially : an identical twin

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History and Etymology for sosie

French, from Sosie, slave whose form Mercury assumes in the play Amphitryon (1667) by Molière †1673 French playwright, from Latin Sosia, servant of the Greco-Roman mythological hero Amphitryon in the play Amphitruo by Titus Maccius Plautus †184 b.c. Roman playwright

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“Sosie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sosie. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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