plural noun
Ju·​ga·​tae | \ jüˈgät(ˌ)ē, -ˈgāt(ˌ)ē \

Definition of Jugatae

in some classifications
: a division of Lepidoptera that is equivalent to Homoneura and consists of moths having the front wings provided with a jugum

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History and Etymology for Jugatae

New Latin, from feminine plural of jugatus jugate

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“Jugatae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jugatae. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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