from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various aerobic, short, rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Brucella that are pathogenic to humans and domestic animals.
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- n. Any of a group of pathogenic bacteria of the genus Brucella.
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- n. an aerobic Gram-negative coccobacillus that causes brucellosis; can be used as a bioweapon
After Sir David Bruce.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)