semiparasitic

adjective
semi·par·a·sit·ic | \ˌse-mē-ˌper-ə-ˈsi-tik, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -ˌpa-rə-ˈsi-tik\

Definition of semiparasitic 

botany : of, relating to, or being a parasitic plant that contains some chlorophyll and is capable of photosynthesis : hemiparasitic

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semiparasite \ˌse-mē-ˈper-ə-ˌsīt, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -ˈpa-rə-ˌsīt \ noun

First Known Use of semiparasitic

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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