Found 3 items, similar to german.
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adj 1: of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its
people or language; “German philosophers”
; “German literature”
2: of a more or less German nature; somewhat German; “Germanic
; “his Germanic nature”
; “formidable volumes
Teutonic in their thoroughness”
n 1: a person of German nationality
2: the standard German language; developed historically from
West Germanic [syn: High German
, German language
English → English
, a. [OE. german, germain, F. germain, fr. L.
germanus full, own (said of brothers and sisters who have the
same parents); akin to germen germ. Cf. Germ
Nearly related; closely akin.
Wert thou a leopard, thou wert german to the lion.
. See Brother german
. See the Note under Cousin
, n.; pl. Germans
[L. Germanus, prob. of Celtis
1. A native or one of the people of Germany.
2. The German language.
(a) A round dance, often with a waltz movement, abounding
in capriciosly involved figures.
(b) A social party at which the german is danced.
, the Teutonic dialect of Upper or Southern
Germany, -- comprising Old High German, used from the 8th
to the 11th century; Middle H. G., from the 12th to the
15th century; and Modern or New H. G., the language of
Luther's Bible version and of modern German literature.
The dialects of Central Germany, the basis of the modern
literary language, are often called Middle German, and the
Southern German dialects Upper German; but High German is
also used to cover both groups.
, the language of Northern Germany and the
Netherlands, -- including Friesic
; Old Saxon
or Low Dutch
, with its
; and Plattdeutsch
(called also Low German
), spoken in many dialects.
, a. [L. Germanus. See German
Of or pertaining to Germany.
. See Dunker
, a wood-boring tool, having a long elliptical
pod and a scew point.
(Zo["o]l.), the crucian carp.
(Bot.), a kind of millet (Setaria Italica
var.), whose seed is sometimes used for food.
, a prepared food for caged birds.
(Metal.), the process of reducing copper ore
in a blast furnace, after roasting, if necessary.
, a substitute for sarsaparilla extract.
, a polony, or gut stuffed with meat partly
(Chem.), a silver-white alloy, hard and
tough, but malleable and ductile, and quite permanent in
the air. It contains nickel, copper, and zinc in varying
proportions, and was originally made from old copper slag
at Henneberg. A small amount of iron is sometimes added to
make it whiter and harder. It is essentially identical
with the Chinese alloy packfong
. It was formerly much
used for tableware, knife handles, frames, cases, bearings
of machinery, etc., but is now largely superseded by other
(Metal.), a metal made from bog iron ore in a
forge, with charcoal for fuel.
(Typog.), a character resembling modern German
type, used in English printing for ornamental headings,
etc., as in the words,
Note: This line is German Text.
. See Amadou