- n. [中医] 槲寄生（一种常用作圣诞节室内悬挂的植物）
- mistletoe: [OE] Mistletoe is a mystery word. It means literally ‘mistletoe twig’, and comes from an Old English compound misteltān formed from mistel ‘mistletoe’ and tān ‘twig’. The origins of mistel, however (which has relatives in German mistil and Dutch and Swedish mistel), are unknown. The mistle thrush , or missel thrush, got its name from its predilection for mistletoe berries.
- mistletoe (n.)
- Old English mistiltan, from mistel "mistletoe" (see missel) + tan "twig." Similar formation in Old Norse mistilteinn, Norwegian misteltein, Danish mistelten. The second element is cognate with Old Saxon and Old Frisian ten, Old Norse teinn, Dutch teen, Old High German zein, Gothic tains "twig." Venerated by the Druids; the custom of hanging it at Christmas and kissing under it is mentioned by Washington Irving.
- 1. the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe
- 2. The mistletoe plant is a parasite on trees.
- 3. Holly, like ivy and mistletoe, is an evergreen.
- 4. Prepare to stand down sectors Redwood, Douglas, Cedar and Mistletoe.
- 各部门准备离开.红木 、 道格拉斯 、 雪松、和槲寄生.
- 5. Missed toll Mistletoe is apperent site a parasite plant.
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