pyracantha

[pahy-ruh-kan-thuh]
noun, plural pyracanthas.

Origin:
1700–10; < Neo-Latin Pyracantha type genus < Greek pȳrákantha kind of shrub = pŷr fire + ákantha thorn

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pyracantha (ˌpaɪrəˈkænθə)
 
n
any rosaceous shrub of the genus Pyracantha, esp the firethorn, widely cultivated for ornament
 
[C17: from Greek purakantha name of a shrub, from pyro- +akantha thorn]

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