/ˈdʒugeɪt/ (say 'joohgayt), /-gət/ (say -guht)

having the leaflets in pairs, as a pinnate leaf.
{Latin jugātus, past participle, joined}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • jugate —   a. in pairs; applied to two overlapping heads on coin.    ♦ jugation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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