Definition of Cotoneaster

1. Noun. Any shrub of the genus Cotoneaster: erect or creeping shrubs having richly colored autumn foliage and many small white to pinkish flowers followed by tiny red or black fruits.

Group relationships: Genus Cotoneaster
Specialized synonyms: Cotoneaster Dammeri, Cotoneaster Horizontalis
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Definition of Cotoneaster

1. Noun. Any of several erect or creeping shrubs, of the genus ''Cotoneaster'', that have pinkish flowers and red berries. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cotoneaster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotoneaster

cotillions
cotillon
cotillons
coting
cotinga
cotingas
cotinine
cotinines
cotisations
cotise
cotised
cotises
cotising
cotland
cotlands
cotoneaster (current term)
cotoneasters
cotquean
cotqueanity
cotqueans
cotranscription
cotranscriptional
cotranscriptions
cotransduce
cotransduced
cotransduces
cotransducing
cotransduction
cotransductions
cotransfect

Literary usage of Cotoneaster

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"KEY TO THE SPECIES OF cotoneaster * Low prostrate plants with small leaves, J—| inch long, ... SMALL-LEAVED cotoneaster (208) — cotoneaster microphylla. ..."

2. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"Not one of them was killed by the winter of 1837—8 in the Hort. Soc. Garden. § i. Leaves deciduous. Shrubs. & 1. C. VULGA'RIS Lindl. The common cotoneaster. ..."

3. London Trees: Being an Account of the Trees that Succeed in London, with a by Angus Duncan Webster (1920)
"cotoneaster frigida IT may seem out of place to include a cotoneaster amongst a list ... But such is not the case, as in some of the Royal parks cotoneaster ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"cotoneaster Franchetii (4 to 6 feet). cotoneaster Dielsiana (4 to 6 feet). ... cotoneaster microphylla (2 to 3 feet). cotoneaster frígida (8 to 10 feet). ..."

5. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Genus Coton caster cotoneaster (the old Roman name, signifying Quince-like). A genus comprising about fifteen species of hardy shrubs or small trees, ..."

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