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conjugal (adj.)

1540s, "pertaining to marriage, nuptial," also "pertaining to the relationship of husband and wife," from French conjugal (13c.), from Latin coniugalis "relating to marriage," from coniunx (genitive coniugis) "spouse," which is related to coniugare "to join together," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see con-) + iugare "to join," from iugum "yoke" (from PIE root *yeug- "to join"). Related: Conjugacy; conjugality.

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Definitions of conjugal from WordNet

conjugal (adj.)
of or relating to marriage or to the relationship between a wife and husband;
conjugal visits
Synonyms: connubial
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