jugate

adjective ju·gate \ ˈjüˌgāt , -gə̇t \
variants: or less commonly jugated \-gātə̇d\

Definition of jugate

1 a :paired
b :having a jugum
2
[jugate from Latin jugatus, past participle of jugare to join, connect, from jugum yoke; jugated from Latin jugatus + English -ed]
:conjoined, overlapping
  • jugate busts on a coin

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Origin and Etymology of jugate

jugate probably from (assumed) New Latin jugatus, from New Latin jugum + Latin -atus -ate; jugated from jugate + -ed


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