Degerm
Degerm De*germ", v. t. (Milling) To extract the germs from, as from wheat grains. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • degerm — /dee jerrm /, v.t. 1. to rid of germs. 2. to remove the germ or embryo from (a kernel of grain), usually through milling. [DE + GERM] * * * …   Universalium

  • degerm — verb To remove the germ from a cereal grain etc …   Wiktionary

  • degerm — de·germ ( )dē jərm vt to remove germs from (as the skin) de·germ·ation ( )dē .jər mā shən n * * * de·germ (de germґ) disinfect …   Medical dictionary

  • degerm — de·germ …   English syllables

  • degerm — (ˈ)dē+ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: de + germ (n.) 1. : to remove germs from (as the skin) 2. : to remove the germ from (a seed) degermed wheat products * * * /dee jerrm /, v.t. 1. to rid of germs …   Useful english dictionary

  • degerminate — (ˈ)dē+ˈ transitive verb Etymology: de + germinate : degerm 2 * * * /dee jerr meuh nayt /, v.t., degerminated, degerminating. degerm (def. 2). [DE + GERMINATE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • degerminate — /dee jerr meuh nayt /, v.t., degerminated, degerminating. degerm (def. 2). [DE + GERMINATE] * * * …   Universalium

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