bijugate

adjective
bi·​ju·​gate | \ ˈbījəˌgāt; (ˈ)bī¦jügə̇t, -ˌgāt \
variants: or less commonly bijugous \ -​gəs \

Definition of bijugate

of a pinnate leaf
: having two pairs of leaflets

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History and Etymology for bijugate

bijugate from bi- entry 1 + jugate; bijugous from bi- entry 1 + Latin jugum yoke + English -ous

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“Bijugate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bijugate. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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