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  • noun a plant of the genus Pyracantha; the pyracanthus

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  • noun 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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Examples

  • Pyracantha, aka firethorn, makes a great cat-proof hedge en-masse, but as an individual it can look stunning at this time of year and does so there.

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  • Ardor had saved my life twice—or rather, spared it twice—and also granted me small blessings: a healing song from the firethorn tree, the knack of seeing in the dark, and the gift in my hands of drawing fire from fevers and burns.

    Wildfire

  • I gave the boys a song to hum, the same melody a bird had given me when I ate the firethorn berries in the Kingswood.

    Wildfire

  • Ardor had saved my life twice—or rather, spared it twice—and also granted me small blessings: a healing song from the firethorn tree, the knack of seeing in the dark, and the gift in my hands of drawing fire from fevers and burns.

    Wildfire

  • I was moved to sing a firesong, which I made of words given me by the Hearthkeeper, and a melody given by a bird that had perched on a firethorn tree in the Kingswood.

    Wildfire

  • Ardor had saved my life twice—or rather, spared it twice—and also granted me small blessings: a healing song from the firethorn tree, the knack of seeing in the dark, and the gift in my hands of drawing fire from fevers and burns.

    Wildfire

  • I was moved to sing a firesong, which I made of words given me by the Hearthkeeper, and a melody given by a bird that had perched on a firethorn tree in the Kingswood.

    Wildfire

  • I was moved to sing a firesong, which I made of words given me by the Hearthkeeper, and a melody given by a bird that had perched on a firethorn tree in the Kingswood.

    Wildfire

  • I gave the boys a song to hum, the same melody a bird had given me when I ate the firethorn berries in the Kingswood.

    Wildfire

  • I gave the boys a song to hum, the same melody a bird had given me when I ate the firethorn berries in the Kingswood.

    Wildfire

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