Meaning of “bacteria” in the English Dictionary


"bacteria" in English

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uk /bækˈtɪə.ri.ə/ us /bækˈtɪr.i.ə/

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

"bacteria" in American English

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bacteriaplural noun

us /bækˈtɪər·i·ə/ singular bacterium /bækˈtɪr·i·əm/

biology very small organisms that are found everywhere and are the cause of many diseases

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

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