Origin of gemination
Examples from the Web for gemination
Historical Examples of gemination
An important generic character consists in the gemination of the cell at each bifurcation.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.
No wonder if St. John proposed them in this gemination to our second thoughts.Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. John
Some roots are reduplicated wholly or in part with a frequentative meaning, and there are traces of gemination of radicals.
1590s, from Latin geminationem (nominative geminatio) "a doubling," from past participle stem of geminare (see geminate).