Germinals



[jur-muh-nl; French zher-mee-nal] /ˈdʒɜr mə nl; French ʒɛr miˈnal/

noun
1.
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the seventh month of the year, extending from March 21 to April 19.
2.
(italics) a novel (1884) by Émile Zola.
/ˈdʒɜːmɪnəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or like germs or a germ cell
2.
of, or in the earliest stage of development; embryonic
/ʒɛrminal/
noun
1.
the month of buds: the seventh month of the French revolutionary calendar, from March 22 to April 20
adj.

1808, from Modern Latin germinalis “in the germ,” from Latin germen (genitive germinis) “sprout, bud, sprig, offshoot” (see germ) + -al (1).

germinal ger·mi·nal (jûr’mə-nəl)
adj.

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