Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of apetalous plants, the American mistletoes, of the order Loranthaceæ and tribe Visceæ, characterized by the erect anthers subsessile on the base of the calyx-lobes, vertically two-celled and opening by a longitudinal Slit.

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  • n. any of various American parasitic plants similar to Old World mistletoe: false mistletoe

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  • hallucinations involving sugared candies during slumber; excessive singing; references to 'A magical time of year' note the influence of Tzeentch; the construction of effigies made of snow; and the performance of Slaanishi rituals while underneath plant clippings of the genus phoradendron flavescens.

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