Definition of Parasitic plant

1. Noun. Plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parasitic Plant

parasitemias
parasites
parasitic
parasitic cyst
parasitic disease
parasitic diseases
parasitic eosinophilic lung disease
parasitic granuloma
parasitic haemoptysis
parasitic infection
parasitic jaeger
parasitic leiomyoma
parasitic melanoderma
parasitic otitis
parasitic plant (current term)
parasitic thyroiditis
parasitic worm
parasitical
parasitically
parasiticidal
parasiticide
parasiticides
parasitics
parasitisation
parasitisations
parasitise
parasitised
parasitises
parasitising

Literary usage of Parasitic plant

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1. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"... parasitic plant ASSOCIATIONS. True parásitos ¡m- ¡ilso destitute of chlorophyll, and leafless, but they take ..."

2. The Mechanical Properties of Wood, Including a Discussion of the Factors by Samuel James Record (1914)
"... trees by girdling them and has no direct effect upon the wood save possibly the four or five growth rings of the sapwood.t parasitic plant IN JURIES. ..."

3. The Mechanical Properties of Wood, Including a Discussion of the Factors by Samuel James Record (1914)
"... the trees by girdling them and has no direct effect upon the wood save possibly the four or five growth rings of the sapwood.t parasitic plant INJURIES. ..."

4. Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary by James Curtis Hepburn (1881)
"The mind, thoughts, intention, will, feeling, meaning. — ni kanau, to agree with one's mind. HOYA, я. A parasitic plant, the mistletoe. ..."

5. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"(Plate V.) A highly magnified representation of the parasitic plant which ... 3. but in its green state, and before the parasitic plant is quite ripe. Fig. ..."

6. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1850)
"Small fish (gold-fish, minnows, &c.) as well as the common warty newt (Triton cristate) are sometimes destroyed by a small parasitic plant apparently of a ..."

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