from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any halophilic bacterium of the archaebacteria group, expecially of the genera Halobacterium and Halococcus, which live in saline environments such as the Dead Sea or salt flats.
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- n. halophiles in saline environments such as the Dead Sea or salt flats
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