HyperDic: xanthomonad

English > 1 sense of the word xanthomonad:
NOUNanimalxanthomonadbacteria producing yellow non-water-soluble pigments
English > xanthomonad: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningbacteria producing yellow non-water-soluble pigments; some pathogenic for plants.
Member ofXanthomonas, genus XanthomonasA genus of bacteria similar to Pseudomonas but producing a yellow pigment that is not soluble in water
Broadereubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteriaA large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
SpanishXanthomonas

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