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Noun: mistletoe  'mi-sul,tow
  1. American plants closely resembling Old World mistletoe
    - false mistletoe
     
  2. Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
    - Viscum album, Old World mistletoe
     
  3. Shrub of central and southeastern Europe; partially parasitic on beeches, chestnuts and oaks
    - Loranthus europaeus

Derived forms: mistletoes

Type of: parasitic plant

Part of: genus Loranthus, genus Phoradendron, genus Viscum, Loranthus, Phoradendron, Viscum

Encyclopedia: Mistletoe, Kentucky