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 for amoeba
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amoeba \A*moe"ba\, Amoeba \A*m[oe]"ba\, n.; pl. L.
     Am[oe]b[ae]; E. Am[oe]bas. [NL., fr. Gr. ? change.]
     A rhizopod common in fresh water, capable of undergoing many
     changes of form at will. Same as ameba. See Rhizopoda.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form
           temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion [syn:
           ameba, amoeba]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "amoeba":
     Euglena, adenovirus, aerobe, aerobic bacteria, anaerobe,
     anaerobic bacteria, animalcule, bacillus, bacteria, bacterium, bug,
     coccus, colon bacillus, diatom, disease-producing microorganism,
     dyad, echovirus, enterovirus, filterable virus, flagellate, fungus,
     germ, gram-negative bacteria, gram-positive bacteria, microbe,
     microorganism, microspore, microzoa, mold, monad, nematode,
     nonfilterable virus, paramecium, pathogen, picornavirus, protozoa,
     protozoon, reovirus, rhinovirus, rickettsia, salmonella,
     saprophyte, spirillum, spirochete, spore, sporozoon,
     staphylococcus, streptococcus, tetrad, triad, trypanosome, vibrio,
     virus, volvox, vorticellum, zoospore

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  A distributed operating system
     developed by Andrew S. Tanenbaum and others of Vrije
     Universiteit, Amsterdam.  Amoeba is only available under
     licence from the VUA, but is free of charge and includes all
     source, binaries and documentation.
     2.  A derogatory term for Commodore's
     Amiga personal computer.
     [{Jargon File]

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