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  • any of various rod-shaped, spore-forming aerobic bacteria in the genus Bacillus, some of which cause disease
  • a taxonomic genus, within family Bacillaceae - the rod-shaped bacteria

    Latin
  • a staff or walking stick
  • the shaft or handle of a tool or weapon
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Ba*cil"lus (&?;), n.; pl. Bacilli (&?;). [NL., for L. bacillum. See Bacillarle.] (Biol.) A variety of bacterium; a microscopic, rod-shaped vegetable organism.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



Bacil`lus (lit. a little rod), a bacterium, distinguished as being twice as long as it is broad, others being more or less rounded. See Bacteria.
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