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German camomile (tea); German ivy (South African ivy); German knot (figure- 8 knot); German lapis (imitation lapis lazuli), German measles (rubella); German shepherd (police dog); German silver (coppernickel- zinc alloy resembling silver)

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  • German — Ger man, a. [L. Germanus. See {German}, n.] Of or pertaining to Germany. [1913 Webster] {German Baptists}. See {Dunker}. {German bit}, a wood boring tool, having a long elliptical pod and a scew point. {German carp} (Zo[ o]l.), the crucian carp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German — Ger man, n.; pl. {Germans}[L. Germanus, prob. of Celtis origin.] 1. A native or one of the people of Germany. [1913 Webster] 2. The German language. [1913 Webster] 3. (a) A round dance, often with a waltz movement, abounding in capriciosly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German — Ger man, 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}, {Germane}.] Nearly related; closely akin. [1913 Webster] Wert thou a leopard, thou… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German — NOTOC German(s) may refer to: * Germany, a country in west central Europe * Germans, the ethnic group sharing a common German culture, speaking the German language as a mother tongue and being of German descent * The German language * Germanic or …   Wikipedia

  • German — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin Germanus, from Latin Date: 14th century 1. a member of any of the Germanic peoples inhabiting western Europe in Roman times 2. a. a native or inhabitant of Germany b. a person of German… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • german — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English germain, from Anglo French, from Latin germanus having the same parents, from germen Date: 14th century having the same parents or the same grandparents on either the maternal or paternal side usually used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • German language — German Deutsch Pronunciation [ˈdɔʏtʃ] Spoken in Primarily in German speaking Europe, as a minority language and amongst the German diaspora worldwide …   Wikipedia

  • German Shepherd Dog — Other names Alsatian Berger Allemand Deutscher Schäferhund GSD Schäferhund Country of origin Germany Traits …   Wikipedia

  • German American — German Americans Deutschamerikaner …   Wikipedia

  • German Brazilian — Germano Brasileiro  · Deutschbrasilianer …   Wikipedia

  • German language literature — German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German language.This includes literature written in Germany itself as well as German language Swiss and Austrian literature, and to a lesser extent works of the German… …   Wikipedia


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