Definition of loranthus in English:


Line breaks: lor|an¦thus
Pronunciation: /lɔːˈranθəs/

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A semi-parasitic Asian plant of the mistletoe family, which has orange or red flowers and oval berries.
  • Family Loranthaceae; most species formerly in the genus Loranthus are now placed in other genera


modern Latin (genus name), from Latin lorum 'strap' + Greek anthos 'flower'.

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