verb (used with or without object)
- conjoined anastomosis,
- conjoined twin,
- conjoined twins,
Origin of conjoin
Examples from the Web for conjoining
Thereupon, the young damsels, conjoining their voices in a drawling chant, began to dance around him with the utmost gravity.Five Weeks in a Balloon|Jules Verne
And lastly the winter sign was the Water Bearer, the bright Fomalhaut conjoining his rays with the sun's at midwinter.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy|Richard A. Proctor
The present form of a peer's coronet is undoubtedly the conjoining of two separate emblems of his rank.
But as mere representations, they stand under no law of conjunction except that which the conjoining faculty prescribes.The Critique of Pure Reason|Immanuel Kant
A curious method of conjoining three coats is by engrafting the third in base (Fig. 770).
Word Origin for conjoin
late 14c., from Old French conjoindre "meet, come together" (12c.), from Latin coniungere "to join together," from com- "together" (see com-) + iungere "join" (see jugular). Related: Conjoined, conjoining.