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cotoneaster

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cotoneaster

noun co·to·ne·as·ter \kə-ˈtō-nē-ˌas-tər, ˈkä-tən-ˌēs-\

Definition of COTONEASTER

:  any of a genus (Cotoneaster) of Old World flowering shrubs of the rose family

Origin of COTONEASTER

New Latin, genus name, from Latin cotoneum quince + New Latin -aster
First Known Use: 1796

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