Definitions For Germ


  • A minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
  • A small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism
  • Anything that provides inspiration for later work
  • A very small living thing that causes disease
  • The origin or basis of something
  • A very small amount of something

Is Germ a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Germ is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Germ in a Sentence

  • The germ that causes tuberculosis
  • The germ of an idea
  • The germ layers of an embryo

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