Jugurthine

adjective
Ju·​gur·​thine | \ jüˈgərthə̇n, -ˌthīn \

Definition of Jugurthine

: of or relating to Jugurtha or his reign the Jugurthine War

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History and Etymology for Jugurthine

Latin jugurthinus, from Jugurtha †104 b.c. king of Numidia defeated and captured by the Romans + Latin -inus -ine

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“Jugurthine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jugurthine. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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