See also: Parasit, paràsit, and părăsit

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parasit m (plural parasits)

  1. parasite

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From Dutch parasiet, from Middle French parasite, from Latin parasitus, from Ancient Greek παράσιτος (parásitos, literally person who eats at the table of another).

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  • IPA(key): [paˈra.sɪt]
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧sit

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parasit (first-person possessive parasitku, second-person possessive parasitmu, third-person possessive parasitnya)

  1. parasite,
    1. (figurative) a person who lives on other people's efforts or expense and gives little or nothing back.
    2. (biology) an organism that lives on or in another organism of a different species, deriving benefit from living on or in that other organism, while not contributing towards that other organism sufficiently to cover the cost to that other organism.
  2. showy mistletoes (Loranthaceae), a parasitic plant.
    Synonyms: benalu, pasilan

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parasit m (feminine singular parasita, masculine plural parasits, feminine plural parasitas)

  1. parasitic (drawing upon another organism for sustenance)

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parasit c

  1. parasite (a (generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing the resources needed by another (generally desirable) living organism)
  2. (figuratively) a parasite (person who lives on other people's efforts or expense and gives little or nothing back)

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Declension of parasit 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative parasit parasiten parasiter parasiterna
Genitive parasits parasitens parasiters parasiternas

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