ViscumVis"cum\, n. [L.]1. (Bot.) A genus of parasitic shrubs, including the mistletoe of Europe. 2. Birdlime, which is often made from the berries of the European mistletoe.
|type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoods|