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Existence of or occurrence in the presence of oxygen; growth or cultivation in aerobic conditions; the ability to live aerobically.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in T. Clifford Allbutt (1836–1925), physician. From aero- + -biosis. Compare earlier aerobiotic.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.