botulinum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin botulus (sausage)

Noun[edit]

botulinum (uncountable)

  1. An anaerobic soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that secretes the toxin botulin

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Adjective[edit]

botulīnum

  1. inflection of botulīnus:
    1. accusative singular masculine
    2. nominative and vocative and accusative singular neuter