Meaning of mistletoe

mis•tle•toe

Pronunciation: (mis'ul-tō"), [key]
— n.
  1. a European plant, Viscum album, having yellowish flowers and white berries, growing parasitically on various trees, used in Christmas decorations.
  2. any of several other related, similar plants, as Phoradendron serotinum, of the U.S.: the state flower of Oklahoma.
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