Thesaurus / parasitical

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The dodder is what is called a parasitical plant; that is, a plant that lives entirely on another.

WoodsideCaroline Hadley

The Fourth Power is parasitical to the three others; and lives upon their life, without any separate existence.

Prose Masterpieces from Modern EssayistsJames Anthony Froude, Edward A. Freeman, William Ewart Gladstone, John Henry Newman and Leslie Stephen

Folius was growing on the rosewood Acacia, and the branches of Eucalypti were inhabited by the parasitical orange loranth.

Because the mistletoe is a parasitical plant, growing upon the bark of other trees.

The tribes of mosses, lichens, and liver-worts, are all parasitical; it is doubted whether the ivy is or not.

Woodland GleaningsCharles Tilt

The parasitical animals that infest the human body are referred to under the heads Acari and Pediculi.

If I was to specify any one thing I should give the pre-eminence to the host of parasitical plants.

This parasitical plant was regarded as a charm of no ordinary virtue.

But these considerations were not of a nature to affect his parasitical attendants very nearly or keenly.

The CaesarsThomas de Quincey

Parasitical ferns—the staghorns of the conservatory—depend from every branch.

Australian PicturesHoward Willoughby

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