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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria;
[syn: coccus, cocci]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coccus \Coc"cus\, n.; pl. Cocci. [NL., fr. Gr. ? grain, seed. See Cochineal.] 1. (Bot.) One of the separable carpels of a dry fruit. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) A genus of hemipterous insects, including scale insects, and the cochineal insect (Coccus cacti). [1913 Webster] 3. (Biol.) A form of bacteria, shaped like a globule. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

coccus n 1: any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria [syn: coccus, cocci]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "coccus": adenovirus, aerobe, aerobic bacteria, amoeba, anaerobe, anaerobic bacteria, bacillus, bacteria, bacterium, bug, disease-producing microorganism, echovirus, enterovirus, filterable virus, fungus, germ, gram-negative bacteria, gram-positive bacteria, microbe, microorganism, mold, nonfilterable virus, pathogen, picornavirus, protozoa, protozoon, reovirus, rhinovirus, rickettsia, spirillum, spirochete, spore, staphylococcus, streptococcus, trypanosome, vibrio, virus