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noun \ ˈbē-ˈtē \

Definition of Bt

:a preparation of a bacterium (Bacillus thuringiensis) often modified by genetic engineering for use as a biopesticide against insects and especially lepidopteran larvae; also :the bacterium itself

Origin and Etymology of bt

New Latin Bacillus thuringiensis, species name, literally, Thuringian bacillus


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