/dek/ (deque) A queue which can have items added or removed from either end[?].
The Knuth reference below reports that the name was coined by E. J. Schweppe.
[D. E. Knuth, "The Art of Computer Programming. Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms", second edition, Sections 2.2.1, 2.6, Addison-Wesley, 1973].
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