Degerminator De*ger"mi*na`tor, n. (Milling) A machine for breaking open the kernels of wheat or other grain and removing the germs. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • degerminator — de·ger·mi·na·tor …   English syllables

  • degerminator — (ˈ)dēˈjərməˌnād.ər noun : a machine for breaking the kernels of grain or cacao beans and removing the germ * * * deˈgerminator [de II. 1 + L. germen germ.] A machine with iron discs for splitting the grains of wheat and removing the germ. In mod …   Useful english dictionary

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