Definition of "koch" []

  • Robert (ˈroːbɛrt). 1843–1910, German bacteriologist, who isolated the anthrax bacillus (1876), the tubercle bacillus (1882), and the cholera bacillus (1883): Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1905 (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "koch" in a sentence
  • "This is a typical Maya pun on the word koch, which can mean "bear on the shoulders" or "disease" (as divine punishment)."
  • "The inimitable Warren Ellis points us to a pair of lush new online short films by New York-based directors and designers violet suk and martin koch."
  • "In Arles, while exploring van Gogh's famous masterpiece locations, I discovered how to pronounce his name correctly (vun 'koch' like the Scots say 'loch')."