Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To live on or in (a host) as a parasite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To live on or in a host organism as a parasite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoöl, to infest or make a host of (another animal), as a parasite.

Etymologies

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parasite +‎ -ize

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