mistletoe

Part of speech: noun

A parasitic evergreen shrub.

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Usage examples "mistletoe":

  1. As higher and higher it climbed the sky, one by one there leapt from the earth beneath each stone an aged Druid all clothed in white, with long waving grey locks and beard, and crowned with garlands of oak leaves, holly, laurels, and mistletoe. - "Bill the Minder", W. Heath Robinson.
  2. That afternoon, Mike was told that the driver of one of the sledges would be free to take the children on a sleigh- ride party to the place where he knew the holly and mistletoe grew. - "Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest", Lillian Elizabeth Roy Elizabeth Colborne.
  3. The Druids gathered it with as much reverence as they paid to the Mistletoe. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.