nitrifier

noun
ni·​tri·​fi·​er | \ ˈnī-trə-ˌfī(-ə)r How to pronounce nitrifier (audio) \

Definition of nitrifier

: any of the nitrifying bacteria

First Known Use of nitrifier

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Nitrifier.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrifier. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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