from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to a pinnate leaf with leaflets in pairs. Often used in combination.
  • adjective Appearing as a pair of overlapping profiles that face the same direction. Used of busts or heads on the face of a coin.
  • noun A campaign button with portraits of both the presidential and vice-presidential candidates.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the Jugatæ.
  • To join or voke together; couple together.
  • In botany, having the leaflets in pairs: said of pinnately compound leaves: used seldom of never except in composition with uni-, bi-, etc., as in unijugate, etc.
  • In numismatics, same as accolated.

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  • adjective Forming a pair.


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin iugātus, past participle of iugāre, to join, from iugum, yoke; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.

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From Latin jugatus ("yoked together in pairs"), from Jugum ("pair, ridge, chain of mountains")


  • Yet elevating Agrippina in coins that showed the newly married couple in jugate joined pose came with attendant risks.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • He says the most he's paid for a single button is $60 for a 1904 jugate with Alton B. Parker and Henry Gassaway Davis.

    The Herald-Mail Online

  • One type of popular political button is the jugate, which has side-by-side images of the presidential and vice presidential candidates.

    The Herald-Mail Online

  • Resuming the thread of the history; tliis alliance, which the Jews had contracted witii I'gypt, augment - ed their confidence at a time when every considera - tion should have abated it; it elated them with the presumptuous notion, of being adequate to frustrate the designs of Nebuchadnezzar, or lather those cf God himself, who had declared that he would sub - jugate all the east to this potentate.

    Sermons translated from the original French of the late Rev. James Saurin, pastor of the French church at the Hague

  • Con - jugate raceihe: having two racemes only, united by a common peduncle.

    The language of botany : being a dictionary of the terms made use of in that science, principally by Linneus ...

  • Tiny, fingernail-size examples of these coin issues survive, showing Octavia’s and Antony’s heads in tandem, the couple’s portraits stamped either individually on the reverse and obverse sides, or in jugate form, with their profiles overlapping side by side.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Although Bartlett finds some irony in Cantor's "memorable," even "remarkable" portrait of Kantorowicz ” which occupies half of a long chapter entitled "The Nazi Twins" (Percy Ernst Schramm being the intellectual jugate) ” he accepts without question things Cantor sets down as self-evident truths.

    Defending Kantorowicz


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  • adj. Joined in or forming pairs or a pair.

    September 22, 2009

  • paired or connected

    November 25, 2007