Meaning of pseudoparasite in English:

pseudoparasite

Pronunciation /ˌs(j)uːdə(ʊ)ˈparəsʌɪt/

noun

Biology
  • An organism whose presence within another is interpreted as parasitic but which is only present by accident; (formerly also) †a hemiparasite, an organism apparently but not strictly parasitic, such as an epiphyte or saprophyte (obsolete).

Origin

Late 19th century.