Mistletoe in French is called gui. This ball of vegetation that grows high in trees has been considered magical since ancient days…
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St Nicholas… Santa Claus… Father Christmas
Even though some of the American/British folkloric characters don’t come to France, you’ll be happy to know that the jolly old man in the red suit does. Of course, he goes by a different name: in France he’s known as Père Noël, or Father Christmas.