Loranthus

noun Lo·ran·thus \ləˈran(t)thəs\

Definition of Loranthus

  1. :  a very large mostly tropical genus (the type of the family Loranthaceae) of hemiparasitic plants distinguished by the baccate or drupaceous fruit

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Origin and Etymology of loranthus

New Latin, from Latin lorum strap + New Latin -anthus — more at lore


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