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  • n. jugal (bone)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as jugal point (which see, under craniometry).
  • n. In ichthyology, a dermal bone situated in front of the eye and connected with the suborbitals; a preorbital.

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  • n. the craniometric point at the union of the frontal and temporal processes of the zygomatic bone


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  • "jugale", or parti-coloured yoke of ribbon binding together the married pair, are mentioned by St. Isidore of Seville, and it is not quite clear how far they are to be identified with the velum or flammeum of the bride in the Roman marriage.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy


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