any of several plants of the genera Dicentra or Corydalis, such as the squirrel corn and Dutchman’s-breeches: family Fumariaceae
[kol-uh-fawrm, koh-luh-] /ˈkɒl əˌfɔrm, ˈkoʊ lə-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a . noun 2. . adj. 1850s, “resembling a sieve,” from Latin colum “strainer;” meaning “resembling a bacillus of the coli group” is from 1906, from coli + form. coliform co·li·form (kō’lə-fôrm’, kŏl’ə-) adj. Of or relating to the bacilli that commonly […]
noun, Bacteriology. 1. any of several bacilli, especially Escherichia coli and members of the genus Aerobacter, found as commensals in the large intestine of humans and certain other animals, the presence of which in water indicates fecal pollution.
- Coliform bacteria
/ˈkɒlɪfɔːm/ plural noun 1. a large group of bacteria inhabiting the intestinal tract of humans and animals that may cause disease and whose presence in water is an indicator of faecal pollution
[kaw-lee-nyee] /kɔ liˈnyi/ noun 1. Gaspard de [ga-spar duh] /gaˈspar də/ (Show IPA), 1519–72, French admiral and Huguenot leader. /French kɔliɲi/ noun 1. Gaspard de (ɡaspar də), Seigneur de Châtillon. 1519–72, French Huguenot leader