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Dutch cut see Dutch bob.
Dutch door a door divided into two halves that operate separately so that the top may be opened while the bottom remains closed.
Dutch elm disease a serious disease of elms that causes yellow, wilted leaves, streaked wood, and ultimately the death of the tree.
Dutchman's-breeches an herb of eastern North America with finely divided leaves and yellow, pink, or whitish double-spurred flowers.
Dutchman's-pipe a hardy climbing vine having curved leaves and bearing brownish or purplish flowers resembling a tobacco pipe.
Dutch metal an alloy of copper and zinc, thin sheets of which resemble gold leaf.
Dutch oven a heavy iron or enamel kettle with an arched lid, for the slow cooking of pot roasts, stews, or other dishes. [3 definitions]
Dutch treat a date or other outing for which each person pays his or her own share.
Dutch uncle (informal) a person who bluntly and severely criticizes or lectures another.
duteous careful to fulfill one's duties; dutiful; obedient.
dutiable subject to import duty or other taxes.
dutiful carrying out one's duties or responsibilities as required or expected. [2 definitions]
duty ethical, legal, or moral obligation. [5 definitions]
duty-free exempt from a duty or tax.
duumvir either of two officers in ancient Rome who exercised jointly the duties of a public office.
duumvirate government authority held by a two-member board, as in ancient Rome. [2 definitions]
duvetyn a napped fabric of cotton, silk, wool, or rayon that has a twilled weave.
duxelles a mixture of finely chopped mushrooms, shallots, and seasonings sautéed until all liquid has evaporated and used esp. in sauces and stuffings.
DVD abbreviation of "digital video disc" or, subsequently, "digital versatile disc."
D.V.M. abbreviation of "Doctor of Veterinary Medicine."
dwarf a much smaller than average person, esp. if proportioned so that legs are shorter than torso. [7 definitions]