Phoradendron

noun
Pho·ra·den·dron | \ˌfōrəˈdendrən\

Definition of Phoradendron 

: a genus of American hemiparasitic plants (family Loranthaceae) having erect and vertically 2-celled anthers — see mistletoe sense 2a

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History and Etymology for Phoradendron

New Latin, from Greek phōr thief + dendron tree; from the parasitic habit

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