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Date: 1800-1900
Language: German
Origin: doppelgänger 'double-goer'

doppelganger

noun
     
Related topics: Folklore
dop‧pel‧gang‧er [countable]
1

somebody's doppelganger

someone who looks exactly like someone else [= double]
2RF an imaginary spirit that looks exactly like a living person

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