Origin of cotoneasterModern Latin from Classical Latin cotonea, quince + -aster
Origin of cotoneasterNew Latin Cotōneaster genus name Latin cotōneum quince ; see quince . Latin -aster partially resembling
- Any of several erect or creeping shrubs, of the genus Cotoneaster, that have pinkish flowers and red berries.
From New Latin, from Latin cotone (“quince”) and -aster (“resembling”)