A native or inhabitant of Germany, or a person of German descent
Specifically. A native or inhabitant of the German Democratic Republic (1949–90), or the area corresponding to this.
A group of musicians playing chiefly brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments in a loosely traditional Bavarian style with a heavy and emphatic rhythm from the bass instrument, now often a sousaphone.
An imitation gold leaf; specifically = Dutch foil Dutch gold.
Any of numerous cultivated varieties of bearded iris (now usually thought to be of hybrid origin, but sometimes regarded as a distinct species, Iris germanica).
Any of several yellow-flowered creeping plants of or formerly included in the genus Senecio; specifically Delairea odorata (formerly S. mikanioides), a native of South Africa with ivy-shaped leaves, which has become an invasive weed in North America and other areas.
Any of several measures of distance (typically between 4 and 5 English miles) used in German-speaking countries.
= German Ocean.
A thick woollen sock.
An elaborate script, derived from German examples but employed in English documents for its ornamental value.
= Berlin wool.
Historical. Of or relating to the western parts of ancient Germanic-speaking Europe.
The standard literary and spoken form of German, originally used in the highlands in the south of Germany. The establishment of this form as a standard language owes much to the biblical translations of Martin Luther in the 16th century
A vernacular language spoken in much of northern Germany, more closely related to Dutch than to standard German
Relating to or advocating pan-Germanism
Of, relating to, or involving England (or Britain) and Germany.
A small stony concretion from the stomach of a chamois.
Specifically an early, especially 16th- or 17th- century, clock of elaborate construction, often incorporating automata.
A type or breed of sheepdog developed in Australia, typically having erect ears and a short blue or red merle coat, often with some white around the neck and shoulders.
A transverse flute.
A coarse variety of foxtail millet, Setaria italica.
The sea to the east of Great Britain, the North Sea.
A mixture of seeds, fat, and other ingredients used to feed birds.
A chord consisting of a note (usually the flattened sixth degree of the scale) with its major third, fifth, and augmented sixth.
Steel made directly from siderite.
An embroidery stitch alternating tapestry and tent stitches; now called mosaic stitch.
A felt-like material prepared from the fruiting bodies of Fomes fomentarius and certain other fungi, used especially as tinder (usually after having been soaked in saltpetre); = amadou. Now historical.
An early watch, especially of the 16th- or 17th-cent., with an elaborate case.
The dialects of middle Germany, geographically and linguistically intermediate between Low and High German, collectively.
Supportive of or favouring Germans; pro-German.
Of, relating to, or involving Russia and Germany; of mixed Russian and German origin.
Old-fashioned term for cousin.
A shipping forecast area covering the eastern North Sea off the northern Netherlands, Germany, and southern Denmark
An empire in German-speaking central Europe, created by Bismarck in 1871 after the Franco-Prussian War by the union of twenty-five German states under the Hohenzollern king of Prussia
A white alloy of nickel, zinc, and copper
An open horse-drawn wagon of simple construction
A sister sharing both parents with another
An American of German ancestry.
Any of various industrial or technical processes originating (or thought to originate) in Germany; (Metallurgy) the process of reducing copper ore in a blast furnace after it has been roasted.
A type of sausage made from pork, alone or combined with beef or veal, often pre-dried or smoked to aid preservation, seasoned with herbs and spices, and boiled.
Any of various types of dog used for herding and protecting sheep in Germany; (in later use) specifically a German shepherd or German collie.
A European shrub closely related to the tamarisks (genus Tamarix), Myricaria germanica (family Tamaricaceae), having glaucous leaves, upright branches, and pale pink flowers.
A mixture of iron and copper sulphates.
A brother sharing both parents, as opposed to a half-brother or stepbrother
A contagious viral disease, with symptoms like mild measles. It can cause fetal malformation if caught in early pregnancy