american mistletoe

american mistletoe

noun
1. the traditional mistletoe of Christmas in America: grows on deciduous trees and can severely weaken the host plant 
2. small herb with scalelike leaves on reddish-brown stems and berrylike fruits; parasitic on spruce and larch trees 
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