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English definition of “nitrogen-fixing bacteria”

nitrogen-fixing bacteria

noun [pl]  /ˈnɑɪ·trə·dʒən ˌfɪk·sɪŋ bækˈtɪər·i·ə/
biology bacteria that can absorb nitrogen from the air and change it into a form that plants can use for food
(Definition of nitrogen-fixing bacteria from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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