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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of rosaceous shrubs and trees, of the tribe Pomeæ, known by the evergreen leaves and one- to five-celled berry-like pome, with thin partitions.

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  • noun Any member of the genus Photinia of small trees and large shrubs in the Rosaceae family.

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  • noun genus of deciduous and evergreen east Asian trees and shrubs widely cultivated as ornamentals for their white flowers and red fruits; in some classifications includes genus Heteromeles

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From the genus name.

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