Parasitic jager
Parasitic Par`a*sit"ic (p[a^]r`[.a]*s[i^]t"[i^]k), Parasitical Par`a*sit"ic*al (p[a^]r`[.a]*s[i^]t"[i^]*kal), a. [L. parasiticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. parasitique.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of the nature of a parasite; having the habits of a parasite; fawning for food or favors; sycophantic. ``Parasitic preachers.'' --Milton.

Syn: leechlike, bloodsucking. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to parasites; living on, or deriving nourishment from, some other living animal or plant. See {Parasite}, 2 & 3. [1913 Webster]

{Parasitic gull}, {Parasitic jager}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Jager}. [1913 Webster] -- {Par`a*sit"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Par`a*sit"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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