Recent Examples of mistletoe from the Web
Now, two independent groups reveal how evolution has severely messed with the production line in European mistletoe, the holiday adornment best known as an excuse for surprise smooches.
Hanging from trees rather than doorways, the mistletoe can make ATP by breaking down sugar pilfered from their hosts.
Holiday Stickers + Candy Cane Brush For a limited time, Instagram is also adding a few holiday-themed stickers to this new feature, including snowmen, ugly sweaters, and some mistletoe.
While crystal iceplant extract delivers your daily dose of moisture, mistletoe extract — yes, mistletoe — reduces redness and is rich in antioxidants, leaving the skin feeling and looking balanced, soothed, and shine-free.
Ancient cultures believed mistletoe could cure many ailments, according to History.com.
Sipping mulled wine and contemplating a sprig of mistletoe?
Our current use of mistletoe is no clearer picture either.
Poinsettias, mistletoes, holly and other ornamental plants can also cause stomach upset when chewed or ingested by pets.
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Origin and Etymology of mistletoe
MISTLETOE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mistletoe for English Language Learners
: a plant with yellowish flowers and white berries that is traditionally used as a Christmas decoration
MISTLETOE Defined for Kids
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