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Pronunciation:  jur'meyn

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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ger*mane"\, a. [See {German} akin, nearly related.]
Literally, near akin; hence, closely allied; appropriate or
fitting; relevant.

      The phrase would be more germane to the matter. --Shak.

      [An amendment] must be germane.          --Barclay
                                               (Digest).

 
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 Related Terms: a propos, ad rem, admissible, affiliated, agnate, akin, allied, appertaining, applicable, applying, apposite, appropriate, apropos, avuncular, belonging, closely related, cognate, collateral, congeneric, consanguine, consanguinean, consanguineous, distantly related, enate, foster, german, in point, involving, kindred, material, matrilateral, matrilineal, matroclinous, novercal, of the blood, patrilateral, patrilineal, patroclinous, pertaining, pertinent, related, relevant, sib, sibling, to the point, to the purpose, uterine
 

 

 

 

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