Definition of Germlike

1. Adjective. Having the characteristics of a germ ¹



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Definition of Germlike

1. resembling a germ [adj] - See also: germ

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Germlike

germinating
germination
germinations
germinative
germinative layer
germinative layer of nail
germine
germine acetates
germiness
germinesses
germing
germinoma
germins
germiparity
germless
germlike (current term)
germline
germlines
germogen
germogens
germophobe
germophobes
germophobic
germplasm
germplasms
germproof
germs
germule
germules
germy

Literary usage of Germlike

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"But the evolutionary conception that industrial society, like all other organisms, begins with a simple germlike state and by constant changes increases its ..."

2. The Christian Examiner (1852)
"It is noteworthy, that, according to Paul, the spiritual man is wrapped up germlike in the natural man ; but we cannot dwell upon this doctrine long enough ..."

3. A year's ministry by Alexander Maclaren (1884)
"... of intellect and fair with many beauties of character, and he may be lost; and on the other hand simple faith, rudimentary and germlike as it often is, ..."

4. Collected papers on analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung, Constance Ellen Long (1917)
"... (the causal standpoint would like to invert this sentence) thus the actual formula is incomplete, germlike so to say, in relation to what is to be. ..."

5. The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany by Alvan Lamson, Ezra Stiles Gannett, George Putnam, George Edward Ellis (1852)
"It is noteworthy, that, according to Paul, the spiritual man is wrapped up germlike in the natural man; but we cannot dwell upon this doctrine long enough ..."

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