jugate

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

jugated

\-gātə̇d\

Definition of jugate

  1. 1a :  paired b :  having a jugum

  2. 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 — more at jugum


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