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bijugate

[bahy-joo-geyt, -git, bahy-joo-geyt, -git] /ˈbaɪ dʒʊˌgeɪt, -gɪt, baɪˈdʒu geɪt, -gɪt/
adjective, Botany.
1.
(of leaves) having two pairs of leaflets or pinnae.
Also, bijugous
[bahy-joo-guh s, bahy-joo-guh s] /ˈbaɪ dʒʊ gəs, baɪˈdʒu gəs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of bijugate
1715-1725
First recorded in 1715-25; bi-1 + jugate
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British Dictionary definitions for bijugate

bijugate

/ˈbaɪdʒʊˌɡeɪt; baɪˈdʒuːɡeɪt/
adjective
1.
(of compound leaves) having two pairs of leaflets
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