Definition of agrobacterium in English:

agrobacterium

noun

  • A bacterium of the genus Agrobacterium, which includes Gram-negative aerobic rods found in soil, several of which cause plant galls; also (in form Agrobacterium) the genus itself.

Origin

1940s. From agro- + bacterium, after scientific Latin Agrobacterium, genus name.

Pronunciation

agrobacterium

/ˌaɡrəʊbakˈtɪərɪəm/