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.
Relating to a pinnate leaf with leaflets in pairs. Often used in combination.
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.
(biol.) Paired or connected.
Origin of jugate
- Latin iugātus past participle of iugāre to join from iugum yoke yeug- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin jugatus ("yoked together in pairs"), from Jugum ("pair, ridge, chain of mountains")