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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. parasite: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. parasite: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. parasite: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. parasite: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. parasite: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. parasite: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Parasite, parasite: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. parasite: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. parasite: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. parasite: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. parasite: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. parasite: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. parasite: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. parasite: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. parasite: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. parasite: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Parasite (Fractal Glider album), Parasite (Grant novel), Parasite (Heroes), Parasite (See You Next Tuesday album), Parasite (artist), Parasite (band), Parasite (comics), Parasite (disambiguation), Parasite (film), Parasite (journal), Parasite (song), Parasite, Parasite, The Parasite, The parasite: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Parasite: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. parasite: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. parasite: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. parasite, parasite (m): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. parasite: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Parasite: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  24. Parasite: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. parasite: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. parasite: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. parasite: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. parasite: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. parasite: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Parasite: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Parasite: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. parasite: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. parasite: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. parasite: Netlingo [home, info]
  2. parasite: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. Parasite: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Parasite: AIDSinfo Glossary [home, info]
  3. parasite: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. Parasite: Health and Wellness Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Parasite: Hepatitis C Information Central [home, info]
  6. parasite: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  7. parasite: Glossary of HIV/AIDS Related Terms [home, info]
  8. parasite: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  9. Parasite: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  10. parasite: Hyperdictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Parasite: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. parasite: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. Parasite: Bird On! [home, info]
  2. parasite: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  3. Parasite: HYPP Zoology [home, info]
  4. parasite: Flora of New South Wales [home, info]
  5. Parasite: Biological Control [home, info]
  6. parasite: Evolution Glossary [home, info]
  7. Parasite: Fishkeeping glossary [home, info]
  8. Parasite: Glossary of Entomology [home, info]
  9. parasite: Natural History Terms [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Parasite: Cat Terms [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Parasite: Dairy Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (parasite)

noun:  an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); the parasite obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host
noun:  a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage

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Words similar to parasite:   leech, minion, parasitic, parasitical, parasitically, sponge, sponger, more...

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