mul·​ti·​germ ˌməl-tē-ˈjərm How to pronounce multigerm (audio)
: producing or being a fruit cluster capable of giving rise to several plants
a multigerm variety of sugar beet

Word History


probably from multi- + germinate

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multigerm was in 1950

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Cite this Entry

“Multigerm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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