[ nahy-truh-juh n-fik-sing ]
/ ˈnaɪ trə dʒənˌfɪk sɪŋ /
involved in or aiding the process of nitrogen fixation.
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Origin of nitrogen-fixing
First recorded in 1895–1900
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