Hemiparasite meaning

hĕmĭ-părə-sīt
A plant, such as mistletoe, that obtains some nourishment from its host but also photosynthesizes.
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(zool.) An organism that may be either free-living or parasitic; facultative parasite.
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(bot.) A parasitic plant, as the mistletoe, which carries on some photosynthesis but obtains a portion of its food, water, or minerals from a host plant.
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A plant, such as mistletoe, that obtains some nourishment from its host but also photosynthesizes.
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A plant, such as mistletoe, that obtains some nourishment from its host but also carries on photosynthesis.
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(botany) Any parasitic plant that also obtains energy by photosynthesis.
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Origin of hemiparasite