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virgate

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noun vir·gate \ ˈvər-ˌgāt \

Definition of virgate

:an old English unit of land area usually understood as equaling one quarter of a hide (thirty acres)

Origin and Etymology of virgate

Medieval Latin virgata, from virga, a land measure, from Latin, rod


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virgate

adjective

Definition of virgate

:shaped like a rod or wand
  • a virgate one-flowered branch

Origin and Etymology of virgate

New Latin virgatus, from Latin, made of twigs, from virga


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