Origin of seminal
Related formssem·i·nal·i·ty, nounsem·i·nal·ly, adverbin·ter·sem·i·nal, adjectivepre·sem·i·nal, adjective
Examples from the Web for seminal
In the long sweep of LGBT equality, it could have stood as a seminal moment.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century is already being hailed as a seminal work of economic thought, and with very good reason.
His Seven Pillars of Wisdom is one of the seminal war memoirs of this or any time.Lawrence of Arabia Became Popular as the Dashing Antithesis of the War in Europe|Jack Schwartz|December 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
[the seminal pulp crime magazine which first published Hammett].
As a college student, I remember reading his seminal book, The Selfish Gene, with an equal measure of acceptance and despair.Richard Dawkins May Be a Christian in Disguise, Even to Himself|Joshua DuBois|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is called a seminal emission, and is perfectly harmless.The Sex Side of Life|Mary Dennett
He says also, that one season he could not find living animals in the seminal liquor of the cod.Buffon's Natural History, Volume III (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Seminal, sem′in-al, adj. pertaining to seed: radical: rudimentary.
Distention of the seminal vesicles with a superabundance of seminal fluid also acts as a source of irritation.Plain Facts for Old and Young|John Harvey Kellogg
Darknesse and light hold interchangeable dominions, and alternately rule the seminal state of things.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne|Thomas Browne