Definition of firethorn in English:


Syllabification: fire·thorn
Pronunciation: /ˈfīrˌT͟Hôrn


  • another term for pyracantha.
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    • Other shrubs with showy berries include viburnum species, firethorn, Aucuba japonica, barberry, cotoneaster, chokeberry and Skimmia japonica.
    • What better than firethorn to light up our view?
    • Wild roses and firethorns grow there and their beauty is without equal.

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