germinant

adjective

ger·​mi·​nant
ˈjərmənənt,
ˈjə̄m-,
ˈjəim-
: germinating or having the capacity to grow or develop
the tendency to proselytize … was germinant in Israelitish religionMoses Buttenwieser

Word History

Etymology

Latin germinant-, germinans, present participle of germinare

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“Germinant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/germinant. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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