Meaning of Parasite



English: Parasite
Bangla: পরজীবী, পরগাছা, পরের গলগ্রহ, চাটুকার, পরভুক্ প্রাণী, পরভুক্ জীবাণু, পরাশ্রয়ী উদ্ভিদ্, পরান্নভোজী
Hindi: परजीवी, उपजीवी, चापलूस, परोपजीवी, परान्नभोजी, मुफ़्तक़ोर, कामचोर
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

an organism that lives on or in an organism of another species, known as the host, from the body of which it obtains nutriment.

Definition: 2

a person who receives support, advantage, or the like, from another or others without giving any useful or proper return, as one who lives on the hospitality of others.

Definition: 3

(in ancient Greece) a person who received free meals in return for amusing or impudent conversation, flattering remarks, etc.

Definition: 4

an animal or plant that lives in or on another (the host) from which it obtains nourishment. The host does not benefit from the association and is often harmed by it

Definition: 5

a person who habitually lives at the expense of others; sponger