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