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germinative

[ jur-muh-ney-tiv, -muh-nuh-tiv ]
/ ˈdʒɜr məˌneɪ tɪv, -mə nə tɪv /
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adjective
capable of germinating, developing, or creating; of or pertaining to germination.
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Origin of germinative

First recorded in 1700–10; germinate + -ive

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