Meaning of “listeria” in the English Dictionary

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"listeria" in British English

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listerianoun [ U ]

uk /lɪˈstɪə.ri.ə/ us /lɪˈstɪr.i.ə/

a bacterium that causes food poisoning, found especially in cheese and other products made from milk

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