Someone who strangles, especially who murders by strangling(noun)
An epiphyte whose aerial roots eventually strangle the tree on which it grows(noun)
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Use "strangler" in a sentence
"A strangler is a work, along with a couple of mobsters named Flash and Dip."
"Copyright Wars denounced certain copyright owners who once analogized a copying technology to a "strangler" -- and then six times accused copyright owners of trying to "kill,""
"The banyan replaced the Hanging Elm in Washington Square Park as my favorite tree, because it isn't so much a tree as a tree monster, a macabre tangle of branches oozing to the ground so as to support ever more branches, threatening to squeeze to death anything in its path, a tendency that earned it the cute nickname "strangler fig.""