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Meaning of "pyracantha" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PYRACANTHA

From Greek purakantha name of a shrub, from pyro- + akantha thorn.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PYRACANTHA

pyracantha  [ˌpaɪrəˈkænθə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PYRACANTHA

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pyracantha is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PYRACANTHA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pyracantha

Pyracantha

Pyracantha is a genus of thorny evergreen large shrubs in the family Rosaceae, with common names firethorn or pyracantha. They are native to an area extending from Southeast Europe east to Southeast Asia, resemble and are related to Cotoneaster, but have serrated leaf margins and numerous thorns. Flowers The plants reach up to 6 m tall. The seven species have white flowers and either red, orange, or yellow berries. The flowers are produced during late spring and early summer; the pomes develop from late summer, and mature in late autumn.

Definition of pyracantha in the English dictionary

The definition of pyracantha in the dictionary is any rosaceous shrub of the genus Pyracantha, esp the firethorn, widely cultivated for ornament.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PYRACANTHA


acantha
əˈkænθə
anther
ˈænθə
kantha
ˈkɑːnθə
panther
ˈpænθə
polyantha
ˌpɒliˈænθə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PYRACANTHA

pyosis
pyot
pyracanth
pyral
pyralid
pyramid
pyramid selling
pyramidal
pyramidal orchid
pyramidal peak
pyramidally
pyramidic
pyramidical
pyramidically
pyramidion
pyramidist
pyramidologist
pyramidology
pyramidon
pyramis

WORDS THAT END LIKE PYRACANTHA

bertha
Big Bertha
Botha
caltha
Golgotha
Gotha
Hiawatha
Inkatha
Jagannatha
Jugurtha
maltha
maranatha
Maratha
Martha
mutha
naphtha
paratha
ratha
Sagarmatha
Siddhartha

Synonyms and antonyms of pyracantha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pyracantha» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PYRACANTHA

Find out the translation of pyracantha to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pyracantha from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pyracantha» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

火棘
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pyracantha
570 millions of speakers

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pyracantha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pyracantha
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pyracantha
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Пираканта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pyracantha
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Translator English - Bengali

pyracantha
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pyracantha
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pyracantha
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Translator English - German

pyracantha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ピラカンサ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pyracantha
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pyracantha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pyracantha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பைரகாந்தா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पय्राकांथा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pyracantha
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pyracantha
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Pyracantha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піраканта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Pyracantha
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

πυράκανθος
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Pyracantha
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Translator English - Swedish

pyracantha
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pyracantha
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Trends of use of pyracantha

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PYRACANTHA»

The term «pyracantha» is regularly used and occupies the 60.907 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pyracantha

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYRACANTHA»

Discover the use of pyracantha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pyracantha and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and ...
Pyracantha. Firethorn. Shrubs. Firethorns are thorny, evergreen plants grown for their handsome glossy foliage and the persistent red, orange, or yellow fruit. Firethorns adapt well to foundation plantings; upright cultivars are excellent for ...
Barbara W. Ellis, Fern Marshall Bradley, Helen Atthowe, 1996
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The Horticulture Gardener’s Guides - Shrubs
Strong new shoots follow during spring and summer; these will carry flowers and, in fall, fruit. Pyracantha (firethorn) is a member of the rose family and a close relative of cotoneaster. It has a mass of hawthornlike flowers in spring and colorful ...
Andy McIndoe, 2005
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Clay Thompson's Valley 101: A Slightly Skewed Guide to ...
Jelly Puts Pyracantha Fears To JET Rest May 26, 2001 First of all, I am not taking responsibility for this. If you get sick it's not my fault. I'm just passing on the information. And I'm not going to start doing recipes all the time, so don't send me any.
Clay Thompson, 2003
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Exotic Foods: A Kitchen and Garden Guide
The. fruit of the pyracantha shrub is seldom considered food for humans. But it is edible. In fact, pyracantha is a triple-duty plant:it is attractive to birds, makes a desirable landscaping shrub, and bears fruit that can be made into delicious jelly!
Marian Van Atta, 2002
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Nancy Brachey's Guide to Peidmont Gardening
While the technique isn't as widespread in the United States, it is still an elegant way to adapt plants to tight spaces. A pyracantha espaliered against a tall brick wall can be quite gorgeous, provided you select a pyracantha variety whose red,  ...
Nancy Brachey, Sandy Hill, 2000
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Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes: Keyed to ...
Pyracantha (firethorn) Pyracantha spp. Spanish: Piracauta. Rangy, tall, evergreen exotic grown for its sweet-smelling white flowers, orange berries, and ability to form thick screens. Terrifically thorny. Fast grower. Used for hedges and showy, ...
Baker H. Morrow, 1995
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Identification, Selection, and Use of Southern Plants: For ...
Pyracantha thrives in full sunlight and a fertile, well-drained, acidic to strongly alkaline (pHof 5.5. to 8.0) soil. Moderately fast growth rate. Propagated by seeds and cuttings of ripened wood in autumn. Not easily transplanted, especially in large ...
Neil G. Odenwald, James R. Turner, 2006
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Articles on Crataegeae, Including: Pyracantha, Pyracantha ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Hephaestus Books, 2011
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Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The ...
Description: Pyracantha coccinea, scarlet firethorn, is an upright, irregular, spiny shrub reaching 15' tall. It has oval, 1 "-!%", dark to medium green leaves, clusters of small white flowers in spring, and showy orange-red berries that persist ...
Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, 2008
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Edible and Useful Plants of Texas and the Southwest: A ...
In early spring the trees are covered with clusters of fragrant white flowers. Native plums make good ornamentals. PYRACANTHA, FIRETHORN— PYRACANTHA SPECIES— ROSACEAE This evergreen, ornamental shrub produces large ...
Delena Tull, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PYRACANTHA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pyracantha is used in the context of the following news items.
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Large shrubs provide habitat for birds
In the large shrub category, consider butterfly rose, primrose jasmine, pyracantha and standard yaupon holly. Butterfly rose, a tough old-fashioned rose, is a ... «San Antonio Express-News, Jul 15»
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GARDENING: Jobs for the weekend
Prune wall-trained pyracantha, removing any shoots coming out from the wall, and shortening other new growth to about 8cm (3in). This encourages spur ... «Shields Gazette, Jun 15»
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Ask Alys: your gardening questions answered
I have a large pyracantha growing near the side access to my house. Cutting it at the wrong time seems to have left it tatty and reduced the flowers and berries. «The Guardian, Apr 15»
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Southern Gardening: Pyracantha adds spark to winter landscapes
FOLIAGE -- The foliage of Pyracantha is a dark green in the summer. The shrub is a semi-evergreen in mild winters. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Gary ... «gulflive.com, Dec 14»
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Learn how to use North Texas greenery in your holiday decor
Cynthia Alexander, a flower farmer in Celina, foraged native cedar, Chinese pistache leaves and orange pyracantha berries for a handmade wreath. «Dallas Morning News, Nov 14»
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Up plant quantities, says Alcock
Seiont is growing Pyracantha Golden Paradise and Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano', which it plans to have at Chelsea 2015, and Alcock has bulked up numbers ... «Horticulture Week, Oct 14»
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Pest and disease factsheet - Leaf miners
There are leaf miners specific to azalea, ilex, iris, laburnum, pyracantha and syringa. In protected crops, the main threats are Liriomyza trifolii (American ... «Horticulture Week, Jun 14»
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Are robins drunk, stuffed or drugged?
For one, pyracantha berries are not berries. They are pomes, related to the apple, and there's no evidence of fermentation. For another, if fermentation was ... «San Jose Mercury News, Apr 14»
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Cut back overgrown firethorn in late winter
A • An overgrown firethorn (Pyracantha sp.) can be rejuvenated by cutting the entire plant back to the ground in late winter. In this area, the best time would be ... «STLtoday.com, Feb 14»
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Southern Gardening: Bushes with red berries offer winter garden …
PYRACANTHA -- The pyracantha shrub is popular because of its abundance of red berries that seem to drip off the branches in heavy clusters. (Photo by MSU ... «Mississippi Press, Nov 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pyracantha [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pyracantha>. May 2020 ».
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