multigerm

adjective
mul·​ti·​germ | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈjərm How to pronounce multigerm (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multigerm

: producing or being a fruit cluster capable of giving rise to several plants a multigerm variety of sugar beet

First Known Use of multigerm

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for multigerm

probably from multi- + germinate

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“Multigerm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multigerm. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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