xanthomonad


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Noun1.xanthomonad - bacteria producing yellow non-water-soluble pigments; some pathogenic for plants
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Xanthomonas, Xanthomonas - a genus of bacteria similar to Pseudomonas but producing a yellow pigment that is not soluble in water
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