American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of numerous gram-negative, rod-shaped saprophytic bacteria of the phylum Myxobacteria, typically found embedded in slime in which they form complex colonies and noted for their ability to move by gliding along surfaces without any known organ of locomotion.
- n. biology Any of many gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria, of the phylum Myxobacteria, that form colonies of slime
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A type of bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime; they inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste.
- n. bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime; inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste
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