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|Noun||1.||genus Diplococcus - a genus of bacteria|
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Lactobacillaceae, family Lactobacteriaceae, Lactobacillaceae, Lactobacteriaceae - lactic acid bacteria and important pathogens; bacteria that ferment carbohydrates chiefly into lactic acid
diplococcus - Gram-positive bacteria usually occurring in pairs