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[doo-oh, dyoo-oh] /ˈdu oʊ, ˈdyu oʊ/

noun, plural duos.
Music. .
two persons commonly associated with each other; couple.
two animals or objects of the same sort; two things ordinarily placed or found together; a pair:
a duo of lovebirds.
noun (pl) duos, dui (ˈdjuːiː)

a pair of actors, entertainers, etc
(informal) a pair of closely connected individuals

1580s, “song for two voices,” via either Italian or French, from Latin duo “two” (see two). Meaning “two people” (especially as an entertainment team) attested by 1887.


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