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Jugum

/ˈjo͞ogəm/

Noun, pl. juga or jugums

(Botany)

1. A connecting ridge or projection (Google Dictionary); one of the ridges commonly found on the fruit of umbelliferous plants (wiktionary.org).

2. A pair of opposite leaflets of a pinnate plant (wiktionary.org).

(Zoology)

1. A lobe on the forewing of some moths which interlocks with the hind wing in flight (Google Dictionary).

2. A yokelike structure in certain insects that joins the forewings to the hind wings, keeping them together during flight. (thefreedictionary.com)

Word origin: Latin word, “yoke, ridge”

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