What does the word germinate mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • GERMINATION.

  • Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To begin to grow or develop.

Usage examples for germinate

  1. Top- dressings of very fine, light manure would keep the surface from baking, thus giving the seeds a chance to germinate. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  2. If the weather conditions are favourable, the seeds will germinate in 8 to 10 days, after which the plants grow rapidly. – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
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