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fire·thorn

 (fīr′thôrn′)
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firethorn

(ˈfaɪəˌθɔːn)
n
(Plants) any rosaceous evergreen spiny shrub of the genus Pyracantha, of SE Europe and Asia, having bright red or orange fruits: cultivated for ornament
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fire•thorn

(ˈfaɪərˌθɔrn)

n.
any thorny shrub of the genus Pyracantha, rose family, with evergreen foliage and orange berries.
[1905–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.firethorn - any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berriesfirethorn - any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries
genus Pyracantha - Eurasian evergreen thorny shrubs bearing red or orange-red berries
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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You can keep birds happy this autumn by planting berry-bearing cotoneasters, holly, firethorn and skimmia or with natives such as crab apples, hawthorn and rowan in a dedicated wildlife patch.
For instance, you might to opt for shrub roses and pyracantha - firethorn - as these make brilliant burglary deterrents due to their thorny growth.
For instance, you might choose to opt for shrub roses and pyracantha - firethorn - as these make brilliant burglary deterrents due to their thorny growth.
Donnie ATO liven up green uniform hedging, try roses, Berberis vulgaris common barberry) and Pyracantha (firethorn), which make excellent flowering hedges and invite beneficial wildlife.
Donnie ATO h liven up green uniform hedging, try roses, Berberis vulgaris (common barberry) and Pyracantha (firethorn), which make excellent flowering hedges and invite beneficial wildlife.
Donnie ATO liven up green uniform hedging, try roses, Berberis vulgaris (common barberry) and Pyracantha (firethorn), which make excellent flowering hedges and invite beneficial wildlife.
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