azotobacter

azotobacter
\\aˈzōd.əˌbaktə(r), əˈz-\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary azote + New Latin -o- + -bacter
1. capitalized : a genus of large flagellated gram-negative rod-shaped or spherical nonsymbiotic bacteria (order Eubacteriales) occurring in soil and sewage that fix atmospheric nitrogen in the presence of carbohydrates and derive growth energy from oxidation of carbohydrates
2. -s sometimes capitalized : a bacterium of the genus Azotobacter

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/euh zoh"teuh bak'teuhr, ay zoh"-/, n.
any of several rod-shaped or spherical soil bacteria of the genus Azotobacter, important as nitrogen fixers.
[1901; NL; see AZOTE, -O-, -BACTER]

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Azōtobacˈter (or Azōbacter) noun
A genus of nitrogen-fixing bacteria
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