HyperDic: germinal

English > 2 senses of the word germinal / Germinal:
ADJECTIVEallgerminal, originative, seminalcontaining seeds of later development
NOUNtimeGerminalseventh month of the Revolutionary calendar (March and April)
English > germinal: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningContaining seeds of later development.
Synonymsoriginative, seminal
BroaderoriginalBeing or productive of something fresh and unusual
Spanishgerminal
Catalangerminal
Nounsgermanything that provides inspiration for later work
English > Germinal: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningSeventh month of the Revolutionary calendar (March and April); the month of buds.
Part ofRevolutionary calendarThe calendar adopted by the first French Republic in 1793 and abandoned in 1805
BroaderRevolutionary calendar monthA month in the Revolutionary calendar
Spanishgerminal
Catalangerminal

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