Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The basic form of an organism; the seed or germ

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See germ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A germ; an ovum; an egg, as of a bird, while still in the ovary.
  • n. A shoot or sprout. See the extract.
  • n. The ovary. Compare germarium.

Etymologies

From Latin germen ("germ, seed"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It consists of three parts; the germen, which is the rudiment of the fruit accompanying the flower, but not yet arrived at maturity; the style, which is the part that serves to elevate tjbe stigma from the germen; and the stigma, which is the summit of the pistillum, and covered with a moisture f (M* the breaking of the pollen, which is dis - charged by the anthorse.

    A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps

  • Well me i would love to being loving some sandra bullock even while talking germen. who does the troll want to love limpboob-buttboil? beckerwood?

    Think Progress » City Removes Spanish-Language Census Sign After ‘Angry’ Citizens And Lawmakers Raise A Fuss

  • I am doing a class report an i wanted to know if you could tell me what ben germen franklens birth name is please?

    2009 May | BrainPOP Educators

  • Et protulit terra germen, herbam seminificantem semen juxta speciem suam, et arborem facientem fructum cui semen suum inesset juxta speciem suam.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • Et subvertit civitates istas, et omnem planitiem, et omnes habitatores urbium, et germen terrae.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • Postea dixit Deus, Germinet terra germen, herbam seminificantem semen, arboram fructiferam, facientem fructum juxta speciem suam cui insit semen suum super terram.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • * Sed quid illud est quo corporum sensus pulsantur, in agro cordis cui impenditur ista cultura, nec radicem potest figere nec germen emittere, nisi ille summus et verus Agricola potentia sui operis adhibuerit, et ad vitalem profectum ea quae sunt plantata perduxerit?

    Pneumatologia

  • Ex his tamen una est blasphemia, nequissimum et subtilissimum germen aliarum, qua dicunt gratiam Dei secundum merita hominum dari: [5605] 1

    Pneumatologia

  • Ex his tamen una est blasphemia, nequissimum et subtilissimum germen aliarum, qua dicunt gratiam Dei secundum merita hominum dari.

    Pneumatologia

  • [107] "Sed quid illud est quo corporum sensus pulsantur, in agro cordis cui impenditur ista cultura, nec radicem potest figere nec germen emittere, nisi ille summus et verus Agricola potentia sui operis adhibuerit, et ad vitalem profectum ea quae sunt plantata perduxerit?"

    Pneumatologia

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