Meaning of cotoneaster


Pronunciation: (ku-tō"nē-as'tur, kot'n-ē"stur), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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