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germinant

[jur-muh-nuh nt] /ˈdʒɜr mə nənt/
adjective
1.
beginning to grow or develop; germinating.
Origin of germinant
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin germinant- (stem of germināns), present participle of germināre to germinate; -ant
Related forms
germinance, germinancy, noun
ungerminant, adjective
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  • She might have rebelled, had it not been for that germinant idea of hers.

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  • She began to feel blindly that God was not alone the keeper of eternal Sabbaths, but the germinant heat at the heart of the world.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown
British Dictionary definitions for germinant

germinant

/ˈdʒɜːmɪnənt/
adjective
1.
in the process of germinating; sprouting
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