[ joo-geyt, -git ]
/ ˈdʒu geɪt, -gɪt /
Botany. having the leaflets in pairs, as a pinnate leaf.
Entomology. having a jugum.
(of two or more portraits on a coin, medal, or escutcheon) overlapping.
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OTHER WORDS FROM jugatemul·ti·ju·gate, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for jugate
/ (ˈdʒuːɡeɪt, -ɡɪt) /
(esp of compound leaves) having parts arranged in pairs
Word Origin for jugate
C19: from New Latin jugātus (unattested), from Latin jugum a yoke
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