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Meaning of GERMANISM

Pronunciation:  'jurmu`nizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a custom that is peculiar to Germany or its citizens
 

GERMANISM is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: custom, usage, usance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ger"man*ism\, n. [Cf. F. germanisme.]
1. An idiom of the German language.

2. A characteristic of the Germans; a characteristic German
   mode, doctrine, etc.; rationalism. --J. W. Alexander.

 

 

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