jugate

adjective

ju·​gate
ˈjüˌgāt,
-gə̇t
variants or less commonly jugated
-gātə̇d
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

Word History

Etymology

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 27 Jan. 2023.

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