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an epiphytic plant,
of the southern U.S., having narrow, grayish leaves and growing in long festoons that drape the branches of trees.
An Americanism dating back to
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an epiphytic bromeliaceous plant,
growing in tropical and subtropical regions as long bluish-grey strands suspended from the branches of trees
a tropical lichen,
growing as long trailing green threads from the branches of trees
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