adjective see germinate

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  • Germinative — Ger mi*na*tive, a. [Cf. F. germinatif.] Pertaining to germination; having power to bud or develop. [1913 Webster] {Germinative spot}, {Germinative vesicle}. (Biol.) Same as {Germinal spot}, {Germinal vesicle}, under {Germinal}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • germinative — index rudimentary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • germinative — ● germinatif, germinative adjectif (latin germinatum, de germinare, germer) Relatif à la germination. ● germinatif, germinative (expressions) adjectif (latin germinatum, de germinare, germer) Pouvoir germinatif, aptit …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • germinative — ger·mi·na·tive .nāt iv, nət adj having the power to germinate <germinative and virulent spores> * * * ger·mi·na·tive (jurґmĭ na″tiv) 1. pertaining to germination. 2. causing germination …   Medical dictionary

  • germinative — germinatively, adv. /jerr meuh nay tiv, meuh neuh tiv/, adj. capable of germinating, developing, or creating; of or pertaining to germination. [1700 10; GERMINATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • germinative — adjective a) Of or pertaining to germination b) Having the ability to germinate …   Wiktionary

  • germinative — adj. of germination; capable of developing or growing, capable of sprouting ger·mi·na·tive || dÊ’ÉœrmɪnÉ™tɪv / dʒɜːm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • germinative — ger·mi·na·tive …   English syllables

  • germinative — /ˈdʒɜmənətɪv/ (say jermuhnuhtiv) adjective capable of germinating or developing; relating to germination …   Australian English dictionary

  • germinative — …   Useful english dictionary

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