Jugums
Jugum Ju"gum (j[=u]"g[u^]m), n.; pl. L. {Juga} (j[=u]"g[.a]), E. {Jugums}. [L., a yoke, ridge.] (Bot.) (a) One of the ridges commonly found on the fruit of umbelliferous plants. (b) A pair of the opposite leaflets of a pinnate plant. [1913 Webster]

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  • jugums — n. section at the base of certain insects wings (Entomology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Juga — Jugum Ju gum (j[=u] g[u^]m), n.; pl. L. {Juga} (j[=u] g[.a]), E. {Jugums}. [L., a yoke, ridge.] (Bot.) (a) One of the ridges commonly found on the fruit of umbelliferous plants. (b) A pair of the opposite leaflets of a pinnate plant. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jugum — Ju gum (j[=u] g[u^]m), n.; pl. L. {Juga} (j[=u] g[.a]), E. {Jugums}. [L., a yoke, ridge.] (Bot.) (a) One of the ridges commonly found on the fruit of umbelliferous plants. (b) A pair of the opposite leaflets of a pinnate plant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jugum — 1. A ridge or furrow connecting two points. SYN: yoke [TA]. 2. A type of forceps. [L. a yoke] juga alveolaria [TA] SYN: alveolar yokes, under yoke. juga cerebralia impressions of cerebral gyri. j. sphenoidale [TA] a …   Medical dictionary

  • jugum — [jo͞o′gəm] n. pl. juga [jo͞o′gə] or jugums [ModL < L, YOKE] a special process on the forewings of some insects by means of which the forewings and hind wings are hooked together during flight …   English World dictionary

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