sosie

noun so·sie \sōˈzē\

Definition of sosie

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a person having an exact likeness with another :  double

  2. 2 :  twin; especially :  an identical twin

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Origin and Etymology of 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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