genus of chiefly American plants parasitic on conifers
Syn: ↑genus Arceuthobium
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Loranthaceae, ↑family Loranthaceae, ↑mistletoe family
Member Meronyms: ↑American mistletoe, ↑Arceuthobium pusillum

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\\ˌärsyəˈthōbēəm, ˌarˌsüˈ-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek arkeuthos juniper + New Latin -bium; from its parasitism on conifers; perhaps akin to Greek arkys net — more at arachn-
: a genus of chiefly American plants (family Loranthaceae) parasitic on various conifers and having 4-angled branches, scalelike leaves, dioecious flowers, and fleshy stalked berries — see american mistletoe

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