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archaebacterium

noun ar·chae·bac·te·ri·um \ˌär-kē-ˌbak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Definition of ARCHAEBACTERIUM

:  any of the microorganisms comprising the archaea
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Origin of ARCHAEBACTERIUM

New Latin
First Known Use: 1977

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