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Correct spelling for the English word "parasite" is [p_ˈa_ɹ_ə_s_ˌaɪ_t], [pˈaɹəsˌa͡ɪt], [pˈaɹəsˌa‍ɪt]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of PARASITE is PARASITES

Definition of PARASITE

  1. A plant obtaining nourishment immediately from other plants to which it attaches itself, and whose juices it absorbs; -- sometimes, but erroneously, called epiphyte.

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Usage Examples for PARASITE

  1. However, Madame Hanska objected, as she declared that " Le Parasite" was only suitable for an eighteenth- century comedy, and the book appeared in April, 1847, as " Le Cousin Pons." - "Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings" by Mary F. Sandars
  2. He's not a parasite, but an artist. - "A Christmas Garland" by Max Beerbohm
  3. We will have to seek another way out than by finding an enemy parasite. - "Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
  4. What amused me the most was the perception that I, the parasite, was respected by him; and he, the patron, was ridiculed by me! - "Paul Clifford, Volume 6." by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  5. When he showed arrogance it was always of intellect and not of character; he was a parasite by nature. - "The Man Shakespeare" by Frank Harris
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