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jugate

[joo-geyt, -git] /ˈdʒu geɪt, -gɪt/
adjective
1.
Botany. having the leaflets in pairs, as a pinnate leaf.
2.
Entomology. having a jugum.
3.
(of two or more portraits on a coin, medal, or escutcheon) overlapping.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Latin jug(um) yoke + -ate1
Related forms
multijugate, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for jugate

jugate

/ˈdʒuːɡeɪt; -ɡɪt/
adjective
1.
(esp of compound leaves) having parts arranged in pairs
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin jugātus (unattested), from Latin jugum a yoke
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