Definition of mycoparasitic in US English:

mycoparasitic

adjective

Mycology
  • 1Of the nature or involving a mycoparasite: (of a fungus) parasitic on another fungus.

  • 2Of a fern or higher plant: parasitically dependent on a fungus.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Mycologia. From myco- + parasitic, after mycoparasite.

Pronunciation

mycoparasitic

/ˌmʌɪkə(ʊ)parəˈsɪtɪk/