Azotobacter meaning

ā-zō'tə-băk'tər
Any of various rod-shaped, aerobic, nitrogen-fixing bacteria of the genus Azotobacter, typically found in soil and water.
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Any of a genus (Azotobacter) of large, rod-shaped, nitrogen-fixing bacteria found in certain soils.
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Any of various rod-shaped, aerobic, nitrogen-fixing bacteria of the genus Azotobacter, typically found in soil and water.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Pseudomonadaceae — nitrogen-binding bacteria.
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Origin of azotobacter

New Latin, from French azote (“nitrogen”) + Ancient Greek βακτηρία (bacteria, “rod, staff”)