Definition of Germens

1. Noun. (plural of germen) ¹



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Definition of Germens

1. germen [n] - See also: germen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Germens

germanone
germanophilia
germanophilias
germans
germanyl
germanyls
germaphobe
germaphobes
germaphobia
germaphobic
germband
germbands
germed
germen
germens (current term)
germfree
germicidal
germicide
germicides
germier
germiest
germin
germina
germinabilities
germinability
germinable
germinal
germinal area

Literary usage of Germens

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1. Flora scotica, or, A description of Scottish plants, arranged both according by William Jackson Hooker (1821)
"S.petiolaris, leaves lanceolate serrated glabrous glaucous and often silky beneath, germens pedicellate ovate silky, stigmas sessile 2-lobed. p. 280. ..."

2. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures & Descriptions of the by Robert Sweet, Edwin Dalton Smith (1825)
"germens 2 or 3, erect, or slightly curved inwards, thickly clothed with a shining ... I. germens, showing their dense silky down, terminated with their red ..."

3. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of ...by William Baxter by William Baxter (1839)
"Flower- stalks nearly capillary, smooth. Mouth of the Calyx closed by a yellow, fleshy ring. germens 1 or 2. Seeds 1 or 2. Style┬╗ lateral. ..."

4. Supplement to the English Botany of the Late Sir J. E. Smith and Mr. Sowerby by William Jackson Hooker, William Borrer, James Sowerby (1834)
"The style is not cloven, and the stigmas spread but little. The underside is blueish in young leaves. The specimens with " partially silky germens" ..."

5. An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest Improvements of by William Withering (1830)
"germens stalked ; stigmas sessile, bind. 8. ... Leaves oblong, nearly entire, smooth, livid beneath; germens pedicellate, somewhat silky ; stigmas somewhat ..."

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