from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of Micrococcus in which the cocci divide into four parts by the formation of two septa intercepting each other at right angles.


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  • These micro-organisms include wild yeasts and bacteria such as pediococcus and lactobacillus.

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  • From Saturday, August 15 through Friday the 21st, Devil's Den will devote an entire draft tower to all things sour, funky and tart - the legacy of a few tiny microorganisms: brettanomyces, lactobacillus and pediococcus.

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  • And Rob is a spontaneous man, daring to dance with pediococcus and other bacteria and funk.



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