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dod·der1 / ˈdädər/ • v. [intr.] tremble or totter, typically because of old age: spent and nerve-weary, I doddered into the foyer of a third-rate hotel | [as adj.] (doddering) that doddering old fool. DERIVATIVES: dod·der·er n. dod·der·y adj. dod·der2 • n. a widely distributed parasitic climbing plant (genus Cuscuta) of the morning glory family, with leafless threadlike stems that are attached to the host plant by means of suckers.

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dodder Leafless, parasitic, twining plant with a thread-like stem and clusters of small yellow flowers. It feeds using haustoria, modified roots that enter the host plant. Family Convolvulaceae; species Cuscuta europaea.

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dodder 2 (dial.) tremble, shake XVII; totter, potter XIX. var. of or parallel form to †dadder (XV).
Hence doddery xx.

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dodder 1 parasitic genus of plants, Cuscuta. XIII. corr. to MLG. dod(d)er, MHG. toter (G. dotter), of unkn. orig.

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dodder

dodder: see morning glory.

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dodder

dodder See CUSCUTA.

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