unijugate

unijugate

[yoo-nij-uh-geyt, yoo-ni-joo-git, -geyt]
adjective Botany.
(of a pinnate leaf) having only a single pair of leaflets.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin ūnijug(us) having one yoke (equivalent to ūni- uni- + jug(um) yoke1 + -us adj. suffix) + -ate1

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unijugate (ˌjuːnɪˈdʒuːɡɪt, -ˌɡeɪt)
 
adj
(of a compound leaf) having only one pair of leaflets

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