Definition of germiniparous in English:

germiniparous

adjective

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  • Reproducing by means of seeds or spores; designating such reproduction.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Colebrooke (1765–1837), administrator in India and scholar. From classical Latin germin-, germen germ + -iparous, after Sanskrit udbhijja.

Pronunciation

germiniparous

/ˌdʒəːmɪˈnɪp(ə)rəs/