- double; twofold
- Music containing two (or a multiple of two) beats to the measure: duple time
Origin of dupleClassical Latin duplus: see double
- Consisting of two; double.
- Music Consisting of two or a multiple of two beats to the measure.
Origin of dupleLatin duplus; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.
From Latin duplus (“twofold, double”). Attested since the 16th century.