[jer-meyn; French zher-men] /dʒərˈmeɪn; French ʒɛrˈmɛn/
a female given name.
French mathematician who made significant advances in theoretical mathematics. Her researches into number theory in particular provided the first partial solution to Fermat’s last theorem (1820).
[jer-meyn; French zher-men] /dʒərˈmeɪn; French ʒɛrˈmɛn/ noun 1. a female given name.
noun 1. the former German colonies in Africa, comprising German East Africa, German Southwest Africa, Cameroons, and Togoland.
noun 1. . plural noun 1. a Protestant sect founded in 1708 in Germany but who migrated to the US in 1719–29, the members of which (Dunkers) insist on adult baptism by total immersion Also called Church of the Brethren
- German chocolate cake
noun a layered chocolate cake with a coconut-and-pecan frosting Examples The first published recipe for German’s chocolate cake recipe showed up in a Dallas newspaper in 1957 and came from a Texas homemaker. Word Origin 1957; uses Baker’s German Sweet Chocolate, named for Samuel German