Origin: From New Latin Xanthomonas (campestris), name of the bacterium used to produce it : Greek xanthos, yellow (from its color) + Greek monas, monad; see monad.
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Variant of xanthan
Origin: < Xanth(omonas campestris), a species of bacteria used in the process + -an
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