germination

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

germination ‎(plural germinations)

  1. The process of germinating; the beginning of vegetation or growth from a seed or spore; the first development of germs, either animal or vegetable.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 5
      Both groups, also, have already evolved precocious (intracapsular) spore germination.

Usage notesEdit

TranslationsEdit

Read in another language