Holly

Definition of Holly

Hol´ly   Pronunciation: hǒl´lŷ
adv.1.Wholly.
n.1.(Bot.) A tree or shrub of the genus Ilex. The European species (Ilex Aquifolium) is best known, having glossy green leaves, with a spiny, waved edge, and bearing berries that turn red or yellow about Michaelmas.
2.(Bot.) The holm oak. See 1st Holm.
Holly-leaved oak
(Bot.) the black scrub oak. See Scrub oak.
Holly rose
(Bot.) a West Indian shrub, with showy, yellow flowers (Turnera ulmifolia).
Sea holly
(Bot.) a species of Eryngium. See Eryngium.

Related Words

American holly, angiospermous tree, bearberry, Christmas holly, common winterberry holly, deciduous holly, evergreen winterberry, flowering tree, gall-berry, gallberry, genus Ilex, Geogia holly, Ilex, Ilex decidua, Ilex glabra, Ilex paraguariensis, inkberry, juneberry holly, largeleaf holly, low gallberry holly, mate, Paraguay tea, possum haw, smooth winterberry holly, tall gallberry holly, winterberry, yaupon holly
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