Meaning of “amoeba” in the English Dictionary

"amoeba" in British English

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amoebanoun [ C ]

plural amoebae uk /-biː/ us 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/

(Definition of “amoeba” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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/əˈmibə/ plural amoebas or amoebae

biology a type of organism that has one cell

(Definition of “amoeba” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)