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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. serving two functions.

  2. bred for two purposes, as to provide meat and milk or meat and eggs.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

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  1. dual-purpose(Adjective)

    Having two purposes; able to be used for two separate things.


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