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achromobacter

[ey-kroh-muh-bak-ter] /eɪˈkroʊ məˌbæk tər/
noun, Bacteriology
1.
any of several rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Achromobacter, found in soil and water.
Origin
< Neo-Latin < Greek áchrōmo(s) colorless (a- a-6 + chrômos color) + Neo-Latin -bacter -bacter
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