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English definition of “mistletoe”

mistletoe

noun [U] uk   /ˈmɪs.l̩.təʊ/ us    /-toʊ/
an evergreen plant (= one that never loses its leaves) with small, white fruits and pale yellow flowers that grows on trees, often used as a Christmas decoration: They were kissing under the mistletoe at the office party.Common plants
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