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germinant

[jur-muh-nuh nt] /ˈdʒɜr mə nənt/
adjective
1.
beginning to grow or develop; germinating.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin germinant- (stem of germināns), present participle of germināre to germinate; -ant
Related forms
germinance, germinancy, noun
ungerminant, adjective
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  • As the oak is germinant in the acorn, so society is germinant in the family.
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germinant

/ˈdʒɜːmɪnənt/
adjective
1.
in the process of germinating; sprouting
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