from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun A genus of chiefly American plants parasitic on conifers.
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- noun genus of chiefly American plants parasitic on conifers
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(including American mistletoe, the species commonly associated with Christmas), and the leafless Arceuthobium, members of this group are commonly known as dwarf mistletoe.