from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A family of bacteria living mostly in soils and on dung; called also Polyangiaceae.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order of Schizomycetes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bacteria living mostly in soils and on dung
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