noun Gaff·kya \ˈgafkēə\

Definition of Gaffkya

in some classifications

  1. :  a genus of parasitic gram-positive bacteria (family Micrococcaceae) that are now usually placed in Micrococcus

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Origin and Etymology of gaffkya

New Latin, after Georg Gaffky †1918 German bacteriologist

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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