from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha, native to Asia and often cultivated for their evergreen foliage and showy reddish or orange berries.

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  • n. any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries


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