ju·​ger | \ ˈjüg|ə(r), ˈyüg|, ˈjüj| \
plural jugers\ |ə(r)z \ or jugera\ ˈyügərə \

Definition of juger

: an ancient Roman unit of land area equal to 28,800 square Roman feet or 0.622 acre

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History and Etymology for juger

Latin jugerum; akin to Middle High German jiuch morgen, Greek zeugos team, yoke (of oxen), Latin jugum yoke

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“Juger.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juger. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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