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nitrogen-fixing bacterianoun [ pl ]

/ˈnɑɪ·trə·dʒən ˌfɪk·sɪŋ bækˈtɪər·i·ə/

biology bacteria that can absorb nitrogen from the air and change it into a form that plants can use for food

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