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amoebanoun [C]

(plural amoebae uk   /-biː/ us   or amoebas) (US ameba (plural amebae or amebas)) uk   /əˈmiː.bə/  us   /əˈmiː.bə/
a very small, simple organism consisting of only one cell
adjective (US also amebic) uk   /əˈmiː.bɪk/  us   /əˈmiː.bɪk/
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 /əˈmibə/ (plural amoebas or amoebae)
biology a type of organism that has one cell
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