erwinia


erwinia
noun
rod-shaped motile bacteria that attack plants
Hypernyms: ↑enteric bacteria, ↑enterobacteria, ↑enterics, ↑entric
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Erwinia

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\\ˌərˈwinēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Erwin F. Smith died 1927 American bacteriologist + New Latin -ia
: a genus of motile bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) that comprises numerous pathogens of plants including forms that cause dry necrosis, galls, wilts, and soft rots

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/err win"ee euh/, n. Bacteriol.
a genus of rod-shaped bacteria that are pathogenic for plants.
[ NL; named after Erwin F. Smith (1854-1927), American pathologist; see -IA]

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