nitrogen-fixer

noun
ni·​tro·​gen-fix·​er | \ ˈnī-trə-jən-ˈfik-sər How to pronounce nitrogen-fixer (audio) \

Definition of nitrogen-fixer

: any of various soil microorganisms that are involved in nitrogen fixation

First Known Use of nitrogen-fixer

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Nitrogen-fixer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrogen-fixer. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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