germinative

[jur-muh-ney-tiv, -muh-nuh-tiv]
adjective
capable of germinating, developing, or creating; of or pertaining to germination.

Origin:
1700–10; germinate + -ive

germinatively, adverb
nongerminative, adjective
regerminative, adjective
regerminatively, adverb
ungerminative, adjective
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germinate (ˈdʒɜːmɪˌneɪt)
 
vb
1.  to cause (seeds or spores) to sprout or (of seeds or spores) to sprout or form new tissue following increased metabolism
2.  to grow or cause to grow; develop
3.  to come or bring into existence; originate: the idea germinated with me
 
[C17: from Latin germināre to sprout; see germ]
 
'germinable
 
adj
 
'germinative
 
adj
 
germi'nation
 
n
 
'germinator
 
n

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What was germinative would only remain so that spring.
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