/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]

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