any of various parasitic plants, especially of the genus Orobanche, living on the roots of broom and other plants.
- Compare broomrape family.
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British Dictionary definitions for broomrape
any orobanchaceous plant of the genus Orobanche : brownish small-flowered leafless parasites on the roots of other plants, esp on legumes
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