noun, plural ped·i·o·coc·ci [ped-ee-uh-kok-sahy, -see] /ˌpɛd i əˈkɒk saɪ, -si/. Bacteriology.
any of several spherical, facultatively anaerobic bacteria of the genus Pediococcus, producing acid and clouding in beer and wort.
Origin of pediococcus
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