Meaning of germinal
Pronunciation: (jûr'mu-nl), [key]
- being in the earliest stage of development: germinal ideas.
- of or pertaining to a germ or germs.
- of the nature of a germ or germ cell.
Pronunciation: (jûr'mu-nl Fr. zher-mē-nal'), [key]
- (in the French Revolutionary calendar) the seventh month of the year, extending from March 21 to April 19.
- (italics) a novel (1884) by Émile Zola.
- germinal (Thesaurus)