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semiparasitic

semiparasitic

adjective semi·par·a·sit·ic \-ˌpa-rə-ˈsi-tik\

Definition of SEMIPARASITIC

:  of, relating to, or being a parasitic plant that contains some chlorophyll and is capable of photosynthesis
semi·par·a·site \-ˈpa-rə-ˌsīt\ noun

First Known Use of SEMIPARASITIC

circa 1909

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