- The definition of jugate is two people or things joined together to make a pair.
An example of jugate is Abbott and Costello; a jugate comedy team.
Origin: L jugatus, past participle of jugare, to yoke, connect from jugum, yoke
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Origin: Latin iugātus, past participle of iugāre, to join, from iugum, yoke; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.