1. bacillus

noun. ['bəˈsɪləs'] aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil.


  • Bacillus subtilis
  • Yersinia pestis
  • grass bacillus
  • true bacteria
  • genus Bacillus
  • B
  • Bacillus globigii
  • Bacillus anthracis
  • eubacterium
  • hay bacillus
  • eubacteria


  • bacillus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Bacillus

  • mccrillis
  • squillace
  • mcgillis
  • amaryllis
  • agilis
  • hillas

How do you pronounce bacillus?

Pronounce bacillus as bəˈsɪləs.

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Sentences with bacillus

1. Adjective
Another option is bacillus thuringiensis -- or BT -- that you can buy in concentrate form.

Quotes about bacillus

1. What is Man? Man is a noisome bacillus whom Our Heavenly Father created because he was disappointed in the monkey.
- Mark Twain