[ kuh-toh-nee-as-ter, kot-n-ee-ster ]
/ kəˌtoʊ niˈæs tər, ˈkɒt nˌi stər /
any of various shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Cotoneaster, of the rose family, having white or pink flowers and bearing a red or black, berrylike fruit, grown as an ornamental.
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Examples from the Web for cotoneaster
The leaves of Cotoneaster horizontalis turn from green to rich shades of chocolate or crimson.
Cotoneaster buxifolia or Wheeleri, is a fine strong-growing evergreen for almost any soil.
British Dictionary definitions for cotoneaster
/ (kəˌtəʊnɪˈæstə) /
any Old World shrub of the rosaceous genus Cotoneaster: cultivated for their small ornamental white or pinkish flowers and red or black berries
Word Origin for cotoneaster
C18: from New Latin, from Latin cotōneum quince
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