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Monday, April 23, 2012

Definitions for germinal

  1. Being in the earliest stage of development.
  2. Of or pertaining to a germ or germs.
  3. Of the nature of a germ or germ cell.

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Citations for germinal
The germinal idea can be anything that gets your creative juices flowing. It can be a place, a person, an odd event. James N. Frey, The Key
But there are also young forces which are connected with the germinal qualities the Earth holds within the cosmos. Rudolf Steiner, The Fifth Gospel
Origin of germinal
1800-1810
Germinal is derived from the Latin word germen meaning "sprout, bud."
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