firethorn definition

  • noun:
    • a plant of the genus Pyracantha; the pyracanthus
    • some of numerous thorny shrubs of genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed closely by tough purple or orange-red berries
    • a plant of this genus Pyracantha; the pyracanthus
    • a plant of genus Pyracantha; the pyracanthus
    • a plant associated with the genus Pyracantha; the pyracanthus
    • any one of different thorny shrubs of genus Pyracantha bearing tiny white plants followed closely by difficult purple or orange-red berries
    • any one of different thorny bushes of this genus Pyracantha bearing tiny white plants accompanied by tough red or orange-red berries
    • any one of numerous thorny shrubs regarding the genus Pyracantha bearing small white blossoms followed by tough purple or orange-red fruits

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