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Definition of Mistletoe

Mistletoe
Mistletoe Mis"tle*toe, n. [AS. mistelt[=a]n; mistel mistletoe + t[=a]n twig. AS. mistel is akin of D., G., Dan. & Sw. mistel, OHG. mistil, Icel. mistilteinn; and AS. t[=a]n to D. teen, OHG. zein, Icel. teinn, Goth. tains. Cf. Missel.] (Bot.) A parasitic evergreen plant of Europe (Viscum album), bearing a glutinous fruit. When found upon the oak, where it is rare, it was an object of superstitious regard among the Druids. A bird lime is prepared from its fruit. [Written also misletoe, misseltoe, and mistleto.] --Lindley. Loudon. Note: The mistletoe of the United States is Phoradendron flavescens, having broader leaves than the European kind. In different regions various similar plants are called by this name.

Meaning of Mistletoe from wikipedia

- Mistletoe is the common name for obligate hemiparasitic plants in the order Santalales. They are attached to their host tree or shrub by a structure called...
- Mistletoe is the common name for many species of parasitic plants. Mistletoe may also refer to: Mistletoe (album), a 2003 comedy album by The Bob & Tom...
- Under the Mistletoe is the first Christmas album and second studio album by Canadian singer Justin Bieber. It was released on November 1, 2011, by Island...
- album is a species of mistletoe in the family Santalaceae, commonly known as European mistletoe, common mistletoe or simply as mistletoe (Old English mistle)...
- "Mistletoe and Wine" is a Christmas song made famous as a single by Cliff Richard in 1988. The song was written by Jeremy Paul, Leslie Stewart and Keith...
- The Sons of Mistletoe is a TV movie starring Roma Downey, Cathy Lee Crosby and Scott Terra . It premiered on CBS in 2001. A cold businesswoman threatens...
- The Mistletoe Farm series consists of two books by children's author Enid Blyton. The first book of the series, Six Cousins at Mistletoe Farm, was published...
- Phoradendron tomentosum, the leafy mistletoe, hairy mistletoe or Christmas mistletoe, is a plant parasite. It is characterized by its larger leaves and...
- first Christmas album, Under the Mistletoe (2011). "Mistletoe" is a pop and R&B song, that has reggae influences. "Mistletoe" received generally positive...
- cancer are sometimes prescribed remedies made from specially harvested mistletoe, but research has found no convincing evidence of clinical benefit. Some...
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