paràsit

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parasītus, from Ancient Greek παράσιτος (parásitos), attested from 1839.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

paràsit (feminine paràsita, masculine plural paràsits, feminine plural paràsites)

  1. parasitic (drawing upon another organism for sustenance)

NounEdit

paràsit m (plural paràsits)

  1. parasite (an organism that lives on or in another organism of a different species)
  2. parasite (a person who lives on other people's efforts or expense and gives little or nothing back)
    Synonym: aprofitat
  3. (telecommunications) interference
    Synonym: interferència
  4. skua

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ paràsit”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2022

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