Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to jugate: jugum
1. Relating to a pinnate leaf with leaflets in pairs. Often used in combination: trijugate leaves.
2. Appearing as a pair of overlapping profiles that face the same direction. Used of busts or heads on the face of a coin.
A campaign button with portraits of both the presidential and vice-presidential candidates.
[Latin iugātus, past participle of iugāre, to join, from iugum, yoke; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Botany) (esp of compound leaves) having parts arranged in pairs
[C19: from New Latin jugātus (unattested), from Latin jugum a yoke]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ju•gate(ˈdʒu geɪt, -gɪt)
1. having the leaflets in pairs, as a pinnate leaf.
2. having a jugum.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.