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germanic


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Germanic  \Ger*man"ic\,  a.  (Chem.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  containing,  germanium. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Germanic  \Ger*man"ic\,  a.  [L.  Germanicus:  cf  F.  germanique  See 
  {German},  n.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  Germany;  as  the  Germanic  confederacy. 
 
  2.  Teutonic.  [A  loose  sense] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Germanic 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  the  language  of  Germans;  "the  Germanic 
  sound  shifts"  [syn:  {Germanic}] 
  2:  of  or  pertaining  to  the  ancient  Teutons  or  their  languages; 
  "Teutonic  peoples  such  as  Germans  and  Scandinavians  and 
  British";  "Germanic  mythology"  [syn:  {Teutonic},  {Germanic}] 
  3:  of  a  more  or  less  German  nature;  somewhat  German;  "Germanic 
  peoples";  "his  Germanic  nature";  "formidable  volumes 
  Teutonic  in  their  thoroughness  [syn:  {German},  {Germanic}, 
  {Teutonic}] 
  n  :  a  branch  of  the  Indo-European  family  of  languages;  members 
  that  are  spoken  currently  fall  into  two  major  groups: 
  Scandinavian  and  West  Germanic  [syn:  {Germanic},  {Germanic 
  language}] 




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