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bijugate

[ bahy-joo-geyt, -git, bahy-joo-geyt, -git ]
/ ˈbaɪ dʒʊˌgeɪt, -gɪt, baɪˈdʒu geɪt, -gɪt /
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adjective Botany.

(of leaves) having two pairs of leaflets or pinnae.

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Also bi·ju·gous [bahy-joo-guhs, bahy-joo-guhs]. /ˈbaɪ dʒʊ gəs, baɪˈdʒu gəs/.

Origin of bijugate

First recorded in 1715–25; bi-1 + jugate
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British Dictionary definitions for bijugate

bijugate

bijugous

/ (ˈbaɪdʒʊˌɡeɪt, baɪˈdʒuːɡeɪt) /

adjective

(of compound leaves) having two pairs of leaflets
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