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duplex house a house that has been divided into two separate living units.
duplicate an exact copy of an original. [7 definitions]
duplicating machine a machine that makes exact copies of printed matter. (See copier, duplicator.)
duplicator a machine that makes copies, esp. of written material; copier.
duplicitous deceitful, treacherous, or double-dealing.
duplicity deceitful speech or action. [2 definitions]
durable not easily worn out; long-lasting; sturdy. [2 definitions]
durable goods goods that can be used for many years without wearing out, such as household appliances or automobiles.
dura mater the outermost of three fibrous membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. (See arachnoid, pia mater.)
duramen the hard, dead wood in the center of certain trees; heartwood.
durance involuntary and usu. extended confinement, as in a prison.
duration the state or quality of existing over time. [2 definitions]
durbar in India, the court of a prince. [2 definitions]
duress intimidation or coercion. [2 definitions]
durga the Hindu goddess of war.
durian an edible oval fruit with a hard prickly rind, soft flavorful pulp, and an odor considered offensive by many. [2 definitions]
during throughout the existence or duration of. [2 definitions]
Duroc (sometimes l.c.) any of a breed of reddish brown hogs with droopy ears.
durra a grain sorghum, grown in Africa and Asia. (See Indian millet, Guinea corn.)
durum a variety of wheat whose flour is the basic ingredient of spaghetti and other pasta.
Dushanbe the capital of Tajikistan.