germinal germinal


  1. (n) seventh month of the Revolutionary calendar (March and April); the month of buds
  2. (adj) containing seeds of later development



  1. Rejuvenator Steinach had previously sought his elixir in the germinal glands, which he now claims have a secretive alliance with the pituitary gland.
  2. The day was balmy, fair and germinala day appropriate for dalliance, or at worst for relaxation.
  3. He begins from a germinal concept which grows into the finished work, developing, so to speak, from the inside out and not from the outside in.


  • Back in Crime: Film Review

    Jean-Hughes Anglade and Melanie Thierry star in Germinal Alvarez's feature debut, about a detective who travels back in time to catch a serial killer. read more
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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