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jūgĕrum, i (in sing. acc. to the second, in plur. mostly acc. to the third declension; gen. plur. always jugerum; cf. Lachm. in Rhein. Mus. 1845, pp. 609-612), n., an acre, or rather juger of land, measuring 28,800 square feet, or 240 feet in length by 120 in breadth (whereas the English acre measures 43,560 square feet): in Hispania ulteriore metiuntur jugis, in Campania versibus, apud nos in agro Romano ac Latino jugeris, Varr. R. R. 1, 10: ex jugero decumano, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 47, § 113: is partes fecit in ripa, nescio quotenorum jugerum, id. Att. 12, 33: donare clientem Jugeribus paucis, Juv. 9, 60; 14, 163.

1. jŭgo, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. [jugum], to bind to laths or rails.

  1. I. Lit.: furcas vel palos perticis jugare, Col. 12, 39; 12, 15, 1: vineam, id. 4, 26, 1.
  2. II. Transf., to marry (poet.): cui pater intactam dederat, primisque jugarat Ominibus, Verg. A. 1, 345.
    1. B. In gen., to join, connect: sol vagus igneas habenas Immittit propius, jugatque terrae, Naev. ap. Macr. S. 1, 18.
      Hence, jŭ-gātus, a, um, P. a.
    1. A. Joined, connected: virtutes inter se nexae et jugatae sunt, Cic. Tusc. 3, 8, 17.
    2. B. Jugata verba, derived from one another (as justus, justitia, juste), Quint. 6, 3, 66; cf. 5, 10, 94.

2. jugo, ĕre, v. n., to utter the note of the kite (milvus), Varr. ap. Non. 179, 2; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 104 Müll., and jugit ικτὶν βοᾷ, Gloss. Philox.