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.
Biol. paired or connected
Origin of jugateClassical Latin jugatus, past participle of jugare, to yoke, connect ; from jugum, yoke
- Relating to a pinnate leaf with leaflets in pairs. Often used in combination: trijugate leaves.
- Appearing as a pair of overlapping profiles that face the same direction. Used of busts or heads on the face of a coin.
A campaign button with portraits of both the presidential and vice-presidential candidates.
Origin of jugateLatin iugatus, past participle of iugare, to join, from iugum, yoke; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.
- Forming a pair.
From Latin jugatus ("yoked together in pairs"), from Jugum ("pair, ridge, chain of mountains")