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"decomposer" in British English

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decomposernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdiː.kəmˈpəʊz.ər/ us /ˌdiː.kəmˈpoʊz.ɚ/ specialized

an organism such as a bacterium or fungus that makes dead plant and animal material decay

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

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decomposernoun [ C ]

/ˌdi·kəmˈpoʊ·zər/

biology an organism such as some types of bacteria or fungi that feeds on dead plant and animal material and causes it to decay

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