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Word: parasite

parasite
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  • noun an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host
  • noun a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    Synonyms

    leech, sponge, sponger

Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010