cotoneaster

noun co·to·ne·as·ter \ kə-ˈtō-nē-ˌa-stər , ˈkä-tᵊn-ˌē- \

Definition of cotoneaster

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

Origin and Etymology of cotoneaster

New Latin, genus name, from Latin cotoneum quince + New Latin -aster


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