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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ger·mane /(ˌ)ʤɝˈmen/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ger·mane a.  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).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having close kinship and appropriateness; "he asks questions
            that are germane and central to the issue" [syn: germane(p),