Origin of pyracanthaModL: see pyro- and acantho-
Origin of pyracanthaNew Latin Pyracantha genus name from Latin pyracantha a shrub from Greek purakantha pūr fire ; see pyre . akantha thorn
From the genus name.
New Latin, from Ancient Greek Ï€á¿¦Ï (pyr, “fire") + á¼„ÎºÎ±Î½Î¸Î± (akantha, “thorn")