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So much less romantic when you know it means “dung twig”

So much less romantic when you know it means “dung twig”

Mistletoe literally means “dung twig,” owing to its usual means of seed dispersal: a bird eats a mistletoe berry, then excretes the seed while alighting on the branch of a tree. The berry is actually a drupe, or stone fruit, and the single seed in […]


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