Definition of pregermination in English:

pregermination

adjective

Biology
  • Occurring before germination.

noun

Biology
  • The treatment of seed to induce germination before planting.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From pre- + germination.

Pronunciation

pregermination

/ˌpriːdʒəːmɪˈneɪʃn/