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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to move or obtain by small maneuvers

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