[jer-man-der] /dʒərˈmæn dər/
any of several plants or shrubs belonging to the genus Teucrium, of the mint family, as T. chamaedrys, of Europe, and T. canadense, of eastern North America.
any of several plants of the genus Teucrium, esp T. chamaedrys (wall germander) of Europe, having two-lipped flowers with a very small upper lip: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
noun 1. a common yellowish-brown cockroach, Blatta germanica, brought into the U.S. from Europe. noun 1. a small cockroach, Blattella germanica: a common household pest Also called (US) Croton bug
noun 1. a speedwell, Veronica chamaedrys, having blue flowers. noun 1. a creeping scrophulariaceous Eurasian plant, Veronica chamaedrys, naturalized in North America, having small bright blue flowers with white centres Usual US name bird’s-eye speedwell
[jer-meyn] /dʒərˈmeɪn/ adjective 1. closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent: Please keep your statements germane to the issue. 2. Obsolete. closely related. /dʒɜːˈmeɪn/ adjective 1. (postpositive) usually foll by to. related (to the topic being considered); akin; relevant: an idea germane to the conversation adj. mid-14c., “having the same parents,” derived from german (adj.); cf. […]
noun 1. a former German territory in E Africa, the area now comprised of continental Tanzania and the independent republics of Rwanda and Burundi. noun 1. a former German territory in E Africa, consisting of Tanganyika and Ruanda-Urundi: divided in 1919 between Great Britain and Belgium; now in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi