• Germinal Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The seventh month of the French republican calendar [1792 -- 1806]. It began March 21 and ended April 19. See VendEmiaire.
- (a.) Pertaining or belonging to a germ; as, the germinal vesicle.
- (a.) Of or pertaining to the germ, or germ cells, as distinguished from the somatic cells.