1. strangler

noun. ['ˈstræŋglɝ'] an epiphytic vine or tree whose aerial roots extend down the trunk of a supporting tree and coalesce around it eventually strangling the tree.


  • Clusia major
  • air plant
  • epiphyte
  • Clusia rosea
  • aerophyte
  • strangler fig
  • pitch apple
  • epiphytic plant

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Words that Rhyme with Strangler

  • stangler
  • spangler
  • wrangler
  • wangler
  • dangler

Example sentences of the word strangler

1. Noun, singular or mass
The strangler fig tree must receive sunlight to grow, but its seeds die in the deep shade.

2. strangler

noun. ['ˈstræŋglɝ'] someone who kills by strangling.


  • killer
  • slayer
  • choker
  • throttler
  • garrotter