seminal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sem'u-nl), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to, containing, or consisting of semen.
  2. of or pertaining to seed.
  3. having possibilities of future development.
  4. highly original and influencing the development of future events: a seminal artist; seminal ideas.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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