bijugate

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

adjective Botany.

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

Nearby words

  1. bijapur,
  2. bijection,
  3. bijective,
  4. bijou,
  5. bijouterie,
  6. bikaner,
  7. bike,
  8. bike path,
  9. bike shorts,
  10. biker

Also bi·ju·gous [bahy-joo-guh s, bahy-joo-guh s] /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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