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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of a proposed class of flowering plants growning on the roots of other plants and lacking green foliage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a proposed class of flowering plants growning on the roots of other plants and destitute of green foliage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A parasitic plant growing on the roots of other plants; specifically, a member of a division of plants (the class RhizantheƦ) proposed by Lindley, composed of flowering plants of a fungoid habit, parasitic upon rootstocks and stems.

Etymologies

rhizo- + -gen (Wiktionary)

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