microbe

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From French microbe, from Ancient Greek μικρός (mikrós, small) and βίος (bíos, life).

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microbe (plural microbes)

  1. (microbiology) Any microorganism, but especially a harmful bacterium.

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Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: mi‧cro‧be

Etymology[edit]

From French microbe, from Ancient Greek μικρός (mikrós, small) and βίος (bíos, life).

Noun[edit]

microbe f (plural microben or microbes, diminutive microbetje n)

  1. (microbiology) microbe

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μικρός (mikrós, small) and βίος (bíos, life).

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microbe m (plural microbes)

  1. (microbiology) microbe

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