nitrogen-fixing

adjective
ni·​tro·​gen-fix·​ing | \ˈnī-trə-jən-ˈfik-siŋ \

Definition of nitrogen-fixing 

: capable of nitrogen fixation nitrogen-fixing bacteria

First Known Use of nitrogen-fixing

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nitrogen-fixing was in 1890

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nitrogen-fixing

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Medical Definition of nitrogen-fixing 

: capable of nitrogen fixation nitrogen-fixing bacteria

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