how to pronounce bacillus


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bacillus is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of bacillus in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that bacillus thuringiensis bacterium …”

meanings of bacillus


  1. Any bacilliform (rod-shaped) bacterium.
  2. Any of various rod-shaped, spore-forming aerobic bacteria in the genus Bacillus, some of which cause disease.
  3. Something which spreads like bacterial infection.

bacillus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bacillus occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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