pyracantha
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pyrakantha, a tree, from pyr- + akantha thorn Date: 1669 any of a small genus (Pyracantha) of ornamental Eurasian thorny evergreen or semievergreen shrubs of the rose family with alternate leaves, corymbs of white flowers, and small red or orange pomes — called also firethorn

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