Pyracantha definitions

pī'rə-kăn'thə
Any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha in the rose family, native to Asia and often cultivated for their evergreen foliage and showy reddish or orange berries.
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Any of the genus Pyracantha of thorny evergreen large shrubs.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Rosaceae "” the firethorns.
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Origin of pyracantha

New Latin Pyracantha genus name from Latin pyracantha a shrub from Greek purakantha pūr fire pyre akantha thorn