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Definition of salmonella noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

salmonella

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌsælməˈnɛlə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of bacteria that makes people sick if they eat infected food; an illness caused by this bacteria cases of salmonella poisoning an outbreak of salmonella
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