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Mistletoe - Wikipedia

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Mistletoe is the common name for most obligate hemiparasitic plants in the order Santalales. ..... The Times (London England) 24 December 1787 p.3 (poem),The Approach of Christmas; ^ Jump up to: "...

Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? - Ask History

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Dec 24, 2013 ... Kissing under sprigs of mistletoe is a well-known holiday tradition, but this little plant's history as a symbolic herb dates back thousands...

Mistletoe its history, meaning and traditions - TheHolidaySpot

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Mistletoe. Mistletoe is especially interesting botanically because it is a partial parasite (a "hemiparasite"). As a parasitic plant, it grows on the branches or trunk of ...

Mistletoe -- Christmas Customs and Traditions -- whychristmas?com

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How Mistletoe was first used at Christmas and why it is traditionally connected with Christmas. ... The History of Carols · Carol Stories · Nine Lessons and Carols .

Mistletoe: The Evolution of a Christmas Tradition | Science ...

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Dec 21, 2011 ... Mistletoe would come to hang over our doors as a reminder to never ... tend to kiss under mistletoe—a history of gods, demons, luck and a little ...

Altogether Christmas Traditions: The History of Mistletoe relating to ...

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Discover the history of Mistletoe and its relationship to the Christmas holiday.

Why kiss under the mistletoe? The stories behind Christmas ...

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Dec 23, 2014 ... So where did the tradition of kissing beneath the mistletoe come from? The plant's association with romance dates back to ancient Norse ...

Pucker Up! Why Do People Kiss Under the Mistletoe? - Live Science

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Dec 21, 2010 ... Mistletoe is one of the many Christmas holiday traditions that, frankly, most people do not understand but play along with anyway.

Why Do We Kiss Under The Mistletoe? | Mental Floss

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Dec 19, 2012 ... By Chris Gayomali. The history of mistletoe, which can be traced back to the ancient Greeks, is long, strange, and full of contradictions. Certain ...

Why We Kiss Under the Mistletoe - Today I Found Out

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Dec 3, 2010 ... The mistletoe has been considered a prized plant throughout history going all the way back to the Ancient Greeks, Celts, the Babylonians, and ...