germinative

[jur-muh-ney-tiv, -muh-nuh-tiv]

Origin of germinative

First recorded in 1700–10; germinate + -ive
Related formsger·mi·na·tive·ly, adverbnon·ger·mi·na·tive, adjectivere·ger·mi·na·tive, adjectivere·ger·mi·na·tive·ly, adverbun·ger·mi·na·tive, adjective
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