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Topic: LAW

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: conjugalis, from conjux 'husband or wife', from conjugere; CONJUGATE

conjugal

adjective
     
con‧ju‧gal [only before noun] formal
1SCL relating to marriage:
conjugal love
2

conjugal visit

a private meeting between a prisoner and his or her wife or husband, during which they are allowed to have sex
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