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pediococcus

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

From New Latin; see origin at pedi-, -o-, coccus
Related formsped·i·o·coc·cal [ped-ee-uh-kok-uh l] /ˌpɛd i əˈkɒk əl/, ped·i·o·coc·cic [ped-ee-uh-kok-sik] /ˌpɛd i əˈkɒk sɪk/, adjective
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