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unijugate

[yoo-nij-uh-geyt, yoo-ni-joo-git, -geyt]
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adjective Botany.
  1. (of a pinnate leaf) having only a single pair of leaflets.
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Origin of unijugate

1840–50; < Latin ūnijug(us) having one yoke (equivalent to ūni- uni- + jug(um) yoke1 + -us adj. suffix) + -ate1
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unijugate

adjective
  1. (of a compound leaf) having only one pair of leaflets
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