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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîos, ancient) + bacteria, from βακτηρία (baktēría, rod, staff).

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Archaebacteria

  1. (obsolete) A taxonomic subkingdom within the kingdom Bacteria.
  2. Archaea, a domain comprising organisms formerly called archaebacteria.

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