bijugate

adjective

bi·​ju·​gate
ˈbījəˌgāt;
(ˈ)bī¦jügə̇t,
-ˌgāt
variants or less commonly bijugous
-gəs
of a pinnate leaf
: having two pairs of leaflets

Word History

Etymology

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 21 Apr. 2024.

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