Acetobacter Definition

noun

Any of the genus Acetobacter of acetic acid bacteria characterized by the ability to convert ethanol to acetic acid in the presence of oxygen, and used in the commercial production of vinegar.

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Other Word Forms of Acetobacter

Noun

Singular:
acetobacter
Plural:
acetobacters

Origin of Acetobacter

  • From the genus name.

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