Unijugate
Unijugate U*nij"u*gate, a. [Uni- + L. jugum yoke, pair: cf. L. unijugus having one yoke.] (Bot.) Having but one pair of leaflets; -- said of a pinnate leaf. [1913 Webster]

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  • unijugate — [yo͞o nij′ə gāt΄; yo͞on΄ə jo͞o′gāt΄, yo͞on΄ə jo͞o′git] adj. [ UNI + JUGATE] Bot. having only one pair of leaflets: said of a pinnate leaf …   English World dictionary

  • unijugate — /yooh nij euh gayt , yooh ni jooh git, gayt/, adj. Bot. (of a pinnate leaf) having only a single pair of leaflets. [1840 50; < L unijug(us) having one yoke (equiv. to uni UNI + jug(um) YOKE1 + us adj. suffix) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • unijugate — adjective Having only one pair of leaflets …   Wiktionary

  • unijugate — a. (Bot.) Paired, binate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unijugate — uni·ju·gate …   English syllables

  • unijugate — u•nij•u•gate [[t]yuˈnɪdʒ əˌgeɪt, ˌyu nɪˈdʒu gɪt, geɪt[/t]] adj. bot (of a pinnate leaf) having only a single pair of leaflets • Etymology: 1840–50; < L ūnijug(us) having one yoke (ūni uni + jugus, adj. der. of jugum yoke) + ate I …   From formal English to slang

  • unijugate — /juniˈdʒugət/ (say yoohnee joohguht), / geɪt/ (say gayt) adjective (of a pinnate leaf) having a single pair of leaflets. {Latin ūnijugus having one yoke + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • unijugate — yüˈnijə]ˌgāt, |yünə|jü], ]gə̇t adjective Etymology: uni + jugate : having one pair of leaflets used of a pinnate leaf * * * /yooh nij euh gayt , yooh ni jooh git, gayt/, adj. Bot. (of a pinnate leaf) having only a single pair of leaflets. [1840… …   Useful english dictionary

  • multijugate — adjective Having more than one pair of leaflets. Syn: multijugous See Also: unijugate …   Wiktionary

  • Duality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Duality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 duality duality dualism Sgm: N 1 duplicity duplicity Sgm: N 1 biplicity biplicity biformity Sgm: N 1 polarity polarity GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 two …   English dictionary for students

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