1. [ noun ] (biology,botany) Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
Synonyms: Old_World_mistletoe Viscum_album
Related terms: parasitic_plant Viscum
2. [ noun ] (biology,botany) American plants closely resembling Old World mistletoe
Synonyms: false_mistletoe
Related terms: parasitic_plant American_mistletoe Phoradendron
3. [ noun ] (biology,botany) shrub of central and southeastern Europe; partially parasitic on beeches, chestnuts and oaks
Synonyms: Loranthus_europaeus
Related terms: parasitic_plant Loranthus
Similar spelling:   mistily