salmonella

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Etymology[edit]

From Salmonella, named for its discoverer, Daniel Elmer Salmon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsæl.məˈnɛl.ə/
  • (nonstandard) IPA(key): /ˌsæməˈnɛlə/ (compare salmon)

Noun[edit]

salmonella (plural salmonellas or salmonellae)

  1. Any of several rod-shaped bacteria, of the genus Salmonella, that cause food poisoning and other diseases
    The mayonnaise left in the sun at the picnic caused everyone there to come down with salmonella poisoning.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

salmonella

  1. salmonella

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Italian[edit]

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salmonella f (plural salmonelle)

  1. salmonella