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MICROBE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does microbe mean? 

MICROBE (noun)
  The noun MICROBE has 1 sense:

1. a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use

  Familiarity information: MICROBE used as a noun is very rare.


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MICROBE (noun)


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Meaning:

A minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

microbe; germ; bug

Hypernyms ("microbe" is a kind of...):

micro-organism; microorganism (any organism of microscopic size)


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