cotoneaster[kə tō′nē as′tər]
cotoneaster definition by Webster's New World
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any of a genus (Cotoneaster) of shrubs of the rose family, grown for their attractive leaves, red or white flowers, and small, red or black fruits
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Latin cotonea, quince plush -aster
cotoneaster definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various erect or creeping shrubs of the genus Cotoneaster in the rose family, native to Eurasia, having white to pinkish flowers and tiny, red or black applelike fruits, and frequently cultivated for ornament.
Origin: New Latin Cotōneaster, genus name : Latin cotōneum, quince; see quince + Latin -aster, partially resembling.