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 Rhizantheæ) proposed by Lindley, composed of flowering plants of a fungoid habit, parasitic upon rootstocks and stems.
rhizo- + -gen (Wiktionary)