jugate

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

Definition of jugate

1a : 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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History and Etymology for jugate

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

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“Jugate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jugate. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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