Bijugous
Bijugous Bij"u*gous, a. [L. bijugus yoked two together; bis twice + jugum yoke, pair.] (Bot.) Bijugate. [1913 Webster]

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  • bijugous — adjective see bijugate * * * bijugous, a. (ˈbaɪdʒ(j)uːgəs, bɪ ) [f. L. bijug us yoked two together (f. bi two + jugum yoke) + ous.] = bijugate 2. Penny …   Useful english dictionary

  • bijugous — bi·ju·gous …   English syllables

  • bijugous —   a. having two overlapping heads, said of coin struck to two persons; Botany, with two pairs of leaflets …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bijugous leaf — noun a pinnate leaf having two pairs of leaflets • Syn: ↑bijugate leaf, ↑twice pinnate • Hypernyms: ↑pinnate leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • bijugate — /buy joo gayt , git, buy jooh gayt, git/, adj. Bot. (of leaves) having two pairs of leaflets or pinnae. Also, bijugous /buy joo geuhs, buy jooh geuhs/. [1715 25; BI 1 + JUGATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bijugate — [bī′jo͞ogəs, bī jo͞o′gəs, bī jo͞o′gəsbī′jo͞o gāt΄; bī jo͞o′git, bī jo͞o′gāt΄] adj. [ BI 1 + JUGATE] having two pairs of leaflets, as some pinnate leaves: also bijugous [bī′jo͞ogəs, bī jo͞o′gəs, bī jo͞o′gəs] …   English World dictionary

  • bijugate leaf — noun a pinnate leaf having two pairs of leaflets • Syn: ↑bijugous leaf, ↑twice pinnate • Hypernyms: ↑pinnate leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinnate leaf — noun a leaf resembling a feather; having the leaflets on each side of a common axis • Hypernyms: ↑compound leaf • Hyponyms: ↑bijugate leaf, ↑bijugous leaf, ↑twice pinnate, ↑bipinnate leaf, ↑even pinnate leaf, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • twice-pinnate — noun a pinnate leaf having two pairs of leaflets • Syn: ↑bijugate leaf, ↑bijugous leaf • Hypernyms: ↑pinnate leaf …   Useful english dictionary

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