Jugate Definition

jo͝ogāt, -gĭt
Relating to a pinnate leaf with leaflets in pairs. Often used in combination.
Trijugate leaves.
American Heritage
Paired or connected.
Webster's New World
Appearing as a pair of overlapping profiles that face the same direction. Used of busts or heads on the face of a coin.
American Heritage

Forming a pair.

A campaign button with portraits of both the presidential and vice-presidential candidates.
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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")

    From Wiktionary

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