noun ped·io·coc·cus \ˌpedēəˈkäkəs\

Definition of pediococcus

  1. 1 capitalized, in some classifications :  a genus of micrococci (family Micrococcaceae) that grow in beer and wort producing clouding and acid

  2. 2 plural pediococci \-ˈkäˌkē, -ä(ˌ)kē, -äkˌsē, -äk(ˌ)sē\ :  any member of the genus Pediococcus

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Origin and Etymology of pediococcus

New Latin, from 2pedi- + -coccus

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