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