1 rare That is under a person's dominion; subservient, subordinate.
rare, historical = "plagal".
rare Located below the zygomatic (jugal) bone.
Early 16th century; earliest use found in Mary Magdalene. From post-classical Latin subiugalis (of a beast of burden) accustomed to the yoke (early 5th century; compare subiugale (neuter noun) beast of burden (Vetus Latina, Vulgate)), subservient, (in music) plagal from classical Latin sub- + iugum yoke + -ālis.